Central Queensland Suicide Prevention Program
Central Queensland Rural Health and Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN are committed to working to achieve better outcomes on suicide prevention for communities.
The PHN is now offering free on-line suicide prevention training. We encourage you to complete the training and forward to family, friends or colleagues that you think would be interested. The number of free sessions is limited so please get in quick.
To find out more please click on https://www.ourphn.org.au/preventsuicide/ and see the information below.
The three simple steps anyone can learn in less than 1 hour to help save a life from suicide. QPR training will provide you with:
- Knowledge and skills to identify warning signs that someone may be suicidal
- Confidence to talk to them about suicidal thoughts
- Connect them with professional care
If you are based within our PHN’s National Suicide Prevention Trial Site areas, please e-mail your local area contact to obtain a licence free of charge.
Click on the link above to access the training, and enter the Organisational code “SCPHN” and follow the instructions from there.
LifeSpan aims to build a safety net for the community by connecting and coordinating new and existing interventions and programs, and building the capacity of the community to better support people facing a suicide crisis. Based on scientific modelling, LifeSpan is predicted to prevent 21% of suicide deaths, and 30% of suicide attempts.
For more information about LifeSpan, please go to https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/research/lifespan
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