Launch of First Nations Peoples strategy

Launch of First Nations Peoples strategy

The first suicide prevention strategy for Sunshine Coast Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples has been launched by USC’s The Alliance for Suicide Prevention – Sunshine Coast. The Alliance worked alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Training on World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

Training on World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

Free suicide-alertness training is being offered to the public by USC as a part of its commitment to helping reduce the Sunshine Coast’s higher-than-average suicide rates. USC, which leads The Alliance for Suicide Prevention, aims to train 100 further people to be...
Survey indicates families should develop skills

Survey indicates families should develop skills

A USC survey has found that most Sunshine Coast residents would discuss their mental health concerns with family and friends, despite knowing that these people might not have the skills to help them, while one in five would not tell anyone if they had depression. The...
Collective action for the Indigenous community

Collective action for the Indigenous community

Key findings from an Indigenous Community Consultation event, held to gain valuable perspectives on local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention efforts, are now available. Sunshine Coast’s Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous...