Our Alliance Member Organisations

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COVID-19 mental health resources

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.

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Powerful partners working together to prevent suicide

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...

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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 peoples to...

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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.