Queensland

  1. Community Connections Toowoomba

    Toowoomba Older Mens Network Inc (TOMNET) (Toowoomba, QLD)

  2. Expanded Horizons

    Wesley Mission Brisbane (Brisbane QLD)

  3. NEXUS

    Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (Toowoomba and Brisbane, QLD)

  4. Burdekin Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Support

    Burdekin Community Association (Burdekin Shire QLD)

  5. Post Discharge Care from hospital EDs

    General Practice Queensland (QLD)

  6. Deadly Alive

    Queensland Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association (QLD)

  7. The Strength Within

    Royal Flying Doctor Service (QLD)

  8. Building Bridges

    Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health Queensland (South Burnett, North Burnett, Maranoa and Goondiwindi Regional Council areas of Queensland.)

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Community Connections Toowoomba

Organisation
Region
Toowoomba, QLD
Contact
07 4638 9080 or tomnet05@tomnetinc.org
Description
Provide individual outreach peer support to 50 older men in their home and consolidate and enhance existing rural groups and assist in the establishment of new rural groups. 

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Expanded Horizons

Organisation
Wesley Mission Brisbane
Region
Brisbane QLD
Contact
07 5569 1824 or g.wallwork@wmb.org.au
Description

The Expanded Horizons Program (EHP) is a program funded by the Department of Health and Ageing as part of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy to support sexually, sex and gender diverse youth as well as young people from Refugee or Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds on the Gold Coast. The program also supports whole of community suicide prevention initiatives.


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NEXUS

Organisation
Region
Toowoomba and Brisbane, QLD
Contact

Tracy Worrall (Director) 07 3391 6677

Description
Improve community awareness to better identify and help young people at risk of suicide and increase the number and quality of connections of young people from refugee backgrounds.

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Burdekin Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Support

Organisation
Region
Burdekin Shire QLD
Contact
07 4783 3744 or bca@burdekin.qld.gov.au
Description
Establish a community based education and awareness program on suicide prevention, provide drug abuse and suicide prevention programs though schools and youth groups and heighten community awareness amongst the mentally ill. 

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Post Discharge Care from hospital EDs

Organisation
Region
QLD
Contact
07 3105 8300 or cbeck@gpqld.com.au
Description

Improve discharge planning, referral and support of people at risk of deliberate self harm or suicide, who present to hospital Emergency Departments.


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Deadly Alive

Organisation
Region
QLD
Contact
07 4040 4934
Description

Provide: structured suicide prevention training for Sport and Recreation Officers, relevant PCYC staff; exposure to support and advice from qualified professionals trained in youth suicide, particularly from QLD Health and Police; and facilitate access to organised sporting and recreational activities.


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The Strength Within

Organisation
Region
QLD
Contact
07 4040 0444 or rfds_cns@rfdsqld.com.au
Description

Develop a training program for community based counsellors consistent and integrated with government traineeship schemes and identify and employ one male and one female community person to take up the community counsellor positions.


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Building Bridges

Organisation
Region
South Burnett, North Burnett, Maranoa and Goondiwindi Regional Council areas of Queensland.
Contact
Mr Tim Saal 0400 104 332 or timsaal@acrrmh.com.au
Description

Consult, advise and work with the community to develop, implement, and coordinate activities that support community and organisational capacity building for suicide prevention and well-being.