The Sunshine & Cooloola Coasts StandBy Response Service is a
community based program that provides a 24 hour coordinated crisis
response to assist families, friends and associates bereaved through
suicide in the Sunshine & Cooloola region.
Suicide is a time of immense crisis and the tragedy of suicide can create trauma deeply affecting individuals, families and entire communities. In many cases those bereaved by suicide do not know where to turn for help or how to find support that may already exist. The StandBy Response Service provides a reliable single point of contact coordinating existing services to enable an immediate response and ensure bereaved people are linked to vital pathways of care.
To further strengthen those pathways and enhance our partnerships, StandBy is hosting a "Partnerships to Care & Crossing the River" Suicide Bereavement Workshop at Kenilworth on Thursday 26th February. Please see the attached flyer for information.
This free workshop is appropriate for all agencies, community groups and individuals interested in actively supporting people bereaved by suicide through a coordinated local community response.
Downloadable: "StandBy 'Pathways to Care' Suicide Bereavement Workshop" Flyer
Date: Thursday 26th February 2009
Time: Morning Session: 9.00am -- 12.00 noon
Venue: CWA Hall, 22 Elizabeth Street, Kenilworth
Lynda Neville - StandBy Coordinator -- Sunshine & Cooloola Coasts
Jill Fisher - StandBy National Coordinator
Morning Tea Included*
*For catering purposes, please RSVP (by 23/02/09) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information or workshop registration Please phone 07 5442 4277
Opportunity to create new alliances and refresh existing StandBy Coordinated Community Response Plan partnerships to support families, friends and associates bereaved through suicide in the Cooloola region and surrounding districts.
Showcase of the StandBy Response Service and comprehensive understanding of the StandBy model for collaborative community care.
Increased understanding about suicide bereavement through the contribution of local Police, Ambulance and other responders.
Latest information about suicide, traumatic loss and grief including recent research.
Increased individual and community capacity for the care and wellbeing of those bereaved by suicide.
CWA Hall, Kenilworth
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