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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Latest News

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...

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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...

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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...

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Research

The Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience – Thompson Institute is supporting the Alliance in a community-based suicide prevention strategy.

Training

Develop your knowledge through evidenced-based mental health capacity building programs and research.

Upcoming Events

The Alliance holds a number of events including training workshops, forums and information sessions.