Read & listen to helpful suicide-prevention related programs & articles

  1. 136 Mackay lives lost to suicide over four years 
    1st April 2015
  2. Mindframe Suicide and Mental Health Media Guidelines
    Full guidelines 
    Quick sheet
  3. “Youth suicide action plans needed in every school in Australia to help save lives”November 30, 2014
  4. “Headspace welcomes announcement of new centres” (including Mackay) 24th October 2011
  5. “The Life Promotion Project: An Indigenous Community Response to Suicides in Mackay”30 June 2010
  6. “Boomtown gone bad!”
    Triple J’s Queensland Mission, Triple J Podcast
  7. “A place to Call My Own” Mackay Youth Homelessness Report 2009
    Ms Suewellyn Kelly, Community Consultant, auspiced by YIRS One Stop Youth Shop Inc.
  8. Media Release: ‘Suicide costs community 17.5 billion’ (12/11/09)
    Presented by: suicide-prevention Australia, OZHELP, Lifeline Australia, the Salvation Army, Inspire. Mental Health Council of Australia, Brain & Mind Research Institute
  9. ‘Breaking the Silence’
    A seminal report on existing knowledge on suicide & suicide-prevention in Australia
  10. Are you a media professional?
    Click here for up to date suicide media guidelines
  11. 4 Corners Report “Hidden Voices” The story of an Australian town that holds a lesson for each & every person who’s been touched by mental illness (09/08/10)
  12. Australian Magazine Article, “The last taboo” (Sunday February 26-27, 2011)