Our January Serious Fun Program is scheduled for Wednesday January 24 from 11am to 2pm.
Serious Fun is turning 10. Come and help us celebrate!
In 2008 Support After Suicide ran the first Serious Fun program for suicide bereaved children. Since then the program has grown to become important in the lives of many children. Come and help us celebrate our 10th birthday with plenty of fun, a cake and a BBQ lunch.
Where: The Bush Hut
When: Wednesday January 24
Time: 11am to 2pm
Please see attached flyer for further information.
All former Serious Fun families are welcome to attend…
Our January Beach Day is scheduled for Friday January 19.
Join us for a day at the beach!
Our first Adventures program activity for 2018 is be a beach day that is scheduled for Friday January 19. Please see the attached flyer for further information.
Support After Suicide and The Outdoor Experience will again be offering young people bereaved by suicide the opportunity to do something different.
Join us for a day trip to the beach and meet other young people who have shared a similar experiences. If you are interested in attending or you know…
Our December Men's program is scheduled for Thursday December 14 from 7 to 9pm.
Come and join us at our final Men’s program for 2017. Our December Men’s program will be held at The Bush Hut, 110 Studley Park Road Kew, opposite Walmer Street.
Our December Men’s program is scheduled for Thursday December 14 from 7 to 9pm. This will be an informal evening where you will have opportunities for more relaxed conversations with other men. We will be having a BBQ dinner, so please don’t eat beforehand.
For those who have not been to The Bush Hut before, it can be a little tricky…
For those with lived experience of suicide
There is a unique training opportunity people with a lived experience of suicide who live in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula area.
There are two files attached with more information.
Our November Brothers and Sisters Evening is scheduled for next Thursday, 23rd November 2017.
November Brothers and Sisters Evening
Our November Brothers and Sisters Evening is scheduled for next Thursday, 23rd November 2017 from 7 to 9pm. As this is our last evening for the year, the focus will be on planning for special occasions such as Christmas. I have attached an information sheet on special occasions. If you have an opportunity, please take some time to look through this prior to next Thursday evening. I have also attached a copy of the Brothers and Sisters flyer for 2018.
There are ways for people to be involved in the development of Suicide Prevention Action Plans
There are some workshops coming up soon in Maroondah and Whittlesea where the community and people with lived experience of suicide can be involved and have input.
Go to our Facebook page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/supportaftersuicide
Our November Men's program is scheduled for next Thursday November 9 from 7 to 9pm.
Introducing our November Men’s Program Guest Speaker;Gerry Leahy
Our November Guest speaker is someone who is very passionate about the importance of accessing support, especially support groups, and the value and benefits that can come from this.
Following the death of their son Dominic in 2014 Gerry and his wife, Margaret linked themselves into counselling through Support After Suicide. They also attended numerous information evenings and support groups including, the Parents Evening,…
Our Next Adventures Program Camp is scheduled for Thursday November 30 to Sunday December 3.
Our next Adventures Program Camp is scheduled for Thursday 30th November to Sunday 3rd December (please see the attached flyer for further information). This camp is likely to be held in the amazing Wilsons Promontory National Park. For further information about Wilson Promontory, please see the Parks Victoria website http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/wilsons-promontory-national-park
Please Note: This program is for secondary school aged children and all camps are limited to 10…
Our October Brothers and Sisters evening is scheduled for next Thursday, 26 October from 7 to 9pm.
Introducing our October Guest Speaker; Greg Roberts
Greg is a social worker who has worked as a grief and loss counsellor for over 10 years. Throughout this time Greg worked mostly in Geelong and was integral in setting up an After Suicide Support group in the Geelong area.
In 1975 at the age of 11, Greg’s older brother died through suicide and this had a big influence on his life.
Greg would be one of the first people to say that there have been a lot of changes since his brother’s death in…
Our October Men's Program is scheduled for next Thursday evening, October 12 from 7 to 9pm.
Introducing our October Men’s Program Guest Speaker; Derek Wilson
On the 8th January 1998 two of Derek’s children, Ben aged 7 and Molly aged 4, drowned at Gunnamatta while on a family day trip to the beach. Derek spoke at the men’s program in 2012 and has agreed to come back this month to talk about how ‘his grief has changed over time’.
I have known Derek as a friend for many years. We have experienced both the highs and lows of life together. Derek’s talk will touch on a range of other…
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