2019 was an eventful year for Postvention Australia, with the 6th Australian Postvention Conference being held in June, the National Reference Group being formed, as well as increased engagement with federal and state government and other stakeholders.
Here at Postvention Australia, one of our goals is to shed light on postvention and how suicide may affect those within our community.
The PVA delegation meeting with His Excellency Governor-General David Hurley to brief on the critical need for postvention Shining a Light on those Bereaved by Suicide WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY 2019 CANBERRA: Australia’s ‘founding father’ of suicide prevention will today make an impassioned plea to the Morrison government to recognise the most overlooked aspect of […]
Alan Staines, the National Secretary of Postvention Australia, has been preparing for his Walk for Life in Canberra by bringing to light the issue of postvention with various Ministers and Members of Parliament.
The National Secretary of Postvention Australia, Envoy Alan Staines OAM OF, 86 years young, is committed to walk from Canberra to Sydney to raise community awareness throughout Australia of the urgent need to provide support for those impacted by suicide.
Over 800 000 people die by suicide every year – that’s one person every 40 seconds.
The Support After Suicide program from the Department of Forensic Medicine Sydney has released their March/April newsletter for 2015.