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Recognising and responding to youth suicide

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health is set to present and facilitate four workshops supporting “youth suicide conversations” this week for more than 200 NSW staff who work with young people. Read More

Conversations Matter following World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK Day

Friday, September 12, 2014

This week saw two big events World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 10 September and R U OK? Day 11 September put conversations about suicide in the spotlight. Read More

Conversations Matter set to showcase at national conference in WA

Friday, July 18, 2014

Conversations Matter is heading to Perth to showcase the world-first online community resource to guide conversations about suicide at the 2014 National Suicide Prevention Conference. Read More

Latest developments at Conversations Matter - e-newsletter now available

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Issue 2 of the Conversations Matter e-newsletter for 2014 was recently sent out to all subscribers.

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Conversations Matter in our community

Friday, April 11, 2014

On Saturday 29th March this year, the Willaura community in rural Victoria took to the streets for their annual fun run. Almost 200 people participated in the 16 km fun run (not bad for a town with a population of 450) with the community event used as a way to raise awareness about mental health and available resources.  Read More

New Conversations Matter reports released on Close the Gap Day

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health today released three consultation reports detailing the needs and views of Aboriginal people when discussing suicide. Read More

First Conversations Matter e-newsletter for 2014 now available

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

The very first Conversations Matter e-newsletter was mailed out today to subscribers.

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Conversations Matter: World first for suicide prevention launched in Australia

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The NSW Minister for Mental Health, the Hon. Kevin Humphries MP, today launched a world-first online community resource to guide safe and supportive conversations about suicide.  Read More