Events List

Splash the Stigma

Online

Splash the Stigma brings the community together to promote the positive benefits of exercise for our wellbeing, all whilst having fun and raising vital funds for youth mental health. All you need to do is take a dip! Join us from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of February and take part anywhere in Australia! It doesn't matter whether it's your local beach, ocean pool, swimming pool, lake or river, you just need to be able to swim and make a splash! Raise $250 or more to receive your own pair of epic Splash the Stigma budgy smugglers! Get involved and help us turn the tide on youth mental health! Photo Credit: Yasmina Ilic-Miloradovic Yasmina Nadine Photography

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE WEBINAR SERIES 2021-22 – Webinar 3

Turning ideas into solutions Webinar 3 - Communicating about suicide Date: Tuesday 1 March 2022 Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm AEDT (Sydney/ Melbourne time) How to join: login details will be sent closer to the event Find out more and register The webinar series will focus on topics such as: •    Exploring safe spaces and their role in providing a non-clinical alternative •    Aftercare models and best practice implementation for broad community reach •    Communicating about suicide and stigma It’s heartbreaking to know that over 3,000 people die by suicide each year and we can never underestimate the impact that every life lost to suicide has on family, friends, workplaces and the broader community. As the national peak body for suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Australia promotes quality improvement to build sector capability and allocates millions of dollars for research. We are dedicated to identifying and responding to gaps in knowledge, policy and practice. Sign up to the events mailing list to receive regular updates.

CALM and CALM Care Train the Trainer Program

Online

Suicide is a public health issue that affects individuals, families, communities and work environments across Australia . This Train the Trainer program will set you up to run your own business training others in the important area of suicide prevention. The evidence-based CALM training programs are being engaged by organisations across Australia. Your passion and expertise will help make a difference to this landscape and provide you with an alternative career choice for your future This Train the Trainer virtual program, will provide you with the skills, resources, knowledge and support to deliver both programs. T4T participants gain an understanding and workable knowledge of the theories, principles and models that underpin CALM and CALM Care programs; are able to grasp and demonstrate their ability to explain and use the CALM model of intervention and lastly gain confidence in their ability to competently deliver both programs to their audiences. Full details of each day can be viewed on our website: https://www.suicideprograms.com.au/become-a-trainer