COVID-19 (coronavirus) notice:
For life-threatening emergencies please call 000.
It’s important to stay connected even if you are reducing your physical contact with others. To access phone and chat support services, click the ‘immediate help‘ button on iHelp, which is our digital tool to connect locals to mental health support on the Sunshine Coast. You can also view our list of Alliance Sunshine Coast Members offering phone, video call or online services. Or ask your existing mental health service provider, or those listed in iHelp, about alternatives to face-to-face. For tips on how to look after your mental health, visit our compiled list of useful resources. Please note: persons with a psychiatric emergency can still present to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital Emergency Department.
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Dr Amanda helps you recognise anxiety in yourself and others and lessen the effects, in a Sunshine Coast Daily webinar, and Monique and Andrew discuss coping mechanisms with the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network.read more
How do leaders build trust among employees during a pandemic? Research has consistently found one thing for certain – empathy is crucial when the stakes are high.read more
Working from home has its benefits but it can present challenges in maintaining our mental health. Andrew Watkins offers expert advice for leaders and shares how The Alliance team is putting it into practice in response to COVID-19.read more
We’ve compiled a list of useful information to help you support your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll add to this list as resources become available, so be sure to check back in.read more
Two leading Sunshine Coast organisations will double their efforts to prevent suicide on the Coast, after announcing a partnership between USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute and United Synergies. The Thompson Institute is a world-class...read more
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 peoples to...read more
The Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience – Thompson Institute is supporting the Alliance in a community-based suicide prevention strategy.
Develop your knowledge through evidenced-based mental health capacity building programs and research.
The Alliance holds a number of events including training workshops, forums and information sessions.