Items of interesthttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interestSupport After Suicide CommunityDad speaks in a videohttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/dad_speaks_in_a_video<div><p>A father speaks about the impact of the suicide of his son in 2006 and how they've managed to pick up their lives again.</p> <p>Here's the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/jasperpictures/videos/1946741638915473/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>LINK</strong></span></a>.</p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Sun, 13 Aug 2017 02:30:28 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/dad_speaks_in_a_videoMen, Let’s Talkhttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/men_lets_talk<div><p>I came across an interesting article in The Huffington Post by Nic Newling recently. In the article Nic talks about his own struggle with mental illness, his brother's suicide and the need to talk. Click on the link to see the article: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a title="Men, Let's Talk" href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/57d8529ee4b0d93d17700c57" target="_blank">Men, Let's Talk</a></span></p></div>Colin CharlesFri, 16 Sep 2016 04:58:18 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/men_lets_talkResearch projecthttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/research_project<div><p>Suicide Prevention Australia and the University of New England are conducting some research that aims to investigate the exposure to and impact of suicide in Australia. It will explore the impact on people bereaved by suicide.</p> <p>To participate you need to complete an online survey that should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete. Here's a link to…</p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Sat, 23 Apr 2016 06:47:21 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/research_projectUpdate to adolescent grief studyhttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/update_to_adolescent_grief_study<div><p>There has been a change to who is eligible to participate in the study. Young people who have experienced a loss between 6 months and 10 years can now participate.</p> <p>More info in the attached flyer and <a href="http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/public/research/participateinourresearch/index.cfm" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:43:29 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/update_to_adolescent_grief_studyAdolescent grief studyhttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/adolescent_grief_study<div><p>It's being conducted by the University of NSW and the Black Dog Institute. More information is attached. You can take part in the study if you have lost a relative or a friend through suicide or other type of death when you were aged between 12 and 18 years old, and experienced the loss between 6 months and 3 years ago.</p> <p>There's also more info…</p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:43:45 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/adolescent_grief_studyCoping with suicide - videohttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/coping_with_suicide_video<div><p>Her husband died late last year and she talks about the experience of grief, trauma and parenting her boys.</p> <p>Here's a link to the video: <a href="http://www.mamamia.com.au/lifestyle/coping-with-suicide-robin-bailey/">http://www.mamamia.com.au/lifestyle/coping-with-suicide-robin-bailey/</a></p> <p>It's about 20 minutes long. There will be some ads at the beginning.</p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Fri, 08 May 2015 05:50:51 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/coping_with_suicide_videoAustralian Storyhttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/australian_story<div><p>The episode also showed more about his family and their responses to the suicide of his brother. Many people will recognise the pain and confusion in the family response. His death was in 2002 and so the family share how they have been going and what they have found helpful.</p> <p>Here's a link to the program: <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/austory/content/2015/s4212705.htm">http://www.abc.net.au/austory/content/2015/…</a></p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:08:09 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/australian_storyIn memory ofhttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/in_memory_of<div><p><span style="color: #000000; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri;" size="3" color="#0000ff" face="Calibri">We thought you might be interested in this project.</span></span> <span style="font-size: 12pt;"><a href="open.abc.net.au"><span style="color: #0000ff; font-family: Calibri;" size="3" color="#0000ff" face="Calibri">ABC Open</span></a> <span style="color: #000000; font-family: Calibri;" size="3" color="#000000" face="Calibri">invites you to share a story about a family member or friend who died in 2014.</span></span><br/> <span style="color: #000000; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 12pt;" size="3" color="#000000" face="Calibri"> </span><br/> <span style="font-size: 12pt;"><a href="open.abc.net.au"><span style="color: #0000ff; font-family: Calibri;" size="3" color="#0000ff" face="Calibri">ABC Open</span></a><span style="font-family: Calibri;" face="Calibri"><span style="color: #000000;" size="3" color="#000000"> is an ABC online project</span> <span style="color: black;"><span size="3">inviting Australians to tell their stories in photo, video, and writing, and publishes them across ABC</span></span><span style="color: black;"><span size="3">television, radio and online.</span></span></span></span><br/> <span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 12pt;" size="3" color="#000000" face="Times New Roman"> </span><br/> <span style="font-size: 12pt;"><a href="https://open.abc.net.au/explore?projectId=106"><span style="color: #0000ff; font-family: Calibri;" size="3" color="#0000ff" face="Calibri">In Memory Of</span></a><span style="font-family: Calibri;" face="Calibri"><span style="color: #000000;" size="3" color="#000000"> is</span> <span style="color: black;"><span size="3">ABC Open's…</span></span></span></span></p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Fri, 14 Nov 2014 02:57:12 +1100https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/in_memory_ofPhotos from WSPD walkhttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/photos_from_wspd_walk<div><p>It was Sunday 14 September and we had a good day together. The Walk is jointly organised by Lifeline, Support After Suicide and The Compassionate Friends - we had good weather for a walk along the Yarra River, placing ribbons on Princes Bridge.</p> <p>Here's the link:</p> <p><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/TCFvic/OutOfTheShadowsSept2014?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCPm53JHS-fydYw&feat=directlink">https://picasaweb.google.com/TCFvic/OutOfTheShadowsSept2014?authuser=0&amp;authkey=Gv1…</a></p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:11:53 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/photos_from_wspd_walkInspiring storyhttps://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/inspiring_story<div><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Alex shares her experience since the loss of her husband and the birth of her daughter.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">It is well worth reading.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Here's a link to the article: <a href="http://www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/real-life/how-i-recovered-from-my-husbands-suicide-20140909-3f4re.html">http://www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/real-life/how-i-recovered-from-my-husbands-suicide-20140909-3f4re.html</a></span></p></div>Louise Flynn (Admin)Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:56:02 +1000https://community.supportaftersuicide.org.au/news_and_events/article-of-interest/inspiring_story