Grapevine’s campaign success adds to a great start to 2019 [Jan 2019]

When Grapevine Group’s Debbie Knight accepted the Australia Day Award for Community Group of the Year, on behalf of the suicide prevention organisation, she had the opportunity on stage to quietly let Mayor Greg Williamson know about the results of his contribution to a major Grapevine campaign. “It was lovely that I had the opportunity… Read more »

2018 ‘Be Suicide Alert This Christmas’ campaign [Nov 2018]

OFFICIAL LAUNCH MARKS START OF VITAL COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN It’s a campaign which has won a national award, sparks interest every year and continues to grow. But the most important thing about Grapevine Group’s annual Be Suicide Alert This Christmas campaign is the fact it can save lives. That is why campaign founder and Grapevine Group… Read more »

Mackay making good headway in mental health and suicide prevention [Oct 2018]

MACKAY region: Take a bow! That’s the encouraging message coming from Grapevine Group as part of this year’s annual Mental Health Week. “More and more we are seeing people in this community taking it upon themselves to be a part of the solution, to open up and talk about mental health and suicide prevention,” Grapevine… Read more »

Long-standing partnership means welcome funding for Grapevine Group [July 2018]

The best results tend to come from working together and nothing proves this more than the partnership forged by local suicide prevention and awareness organisations Grapevine Group and Run For MI Life. Grapevine Group has received a welcome injection of funds, with a donation of $30,000 from RFML. Grapevine President Laurence Manning said the funds… Read more »

Grapevine Trainer, Edie Weiss, presents 100th safeTALK session [Apr 2018]

We’d like to thank our longest serving safeTALK Trainer, Edie Weiss, for reaching this important milestone. What an incredible achievement! Edie has personally trained over 3600 people in the Mackay region in suicide prevention training with 1457 locals specifically in LivingWorks safeTALK. Edie works tirelessly for suicide prevention in our community. Aside from volunteering as… Read more »

Grapevine joins world-wide movement to help us stop and think about suicide [Mar 2018]

Stop for a minute. Take a moment of pause. Think about the impacts of suicide. Now, think about what YOU can do to help prevent suicide in the Mackay region. That’s what Grapevine Group’s Debbie Knight is hoping people will do as part of World Semicolon Month. Ms Knight, who has facilitated the campaign’s development… Read more »