With an alarming 65,000 suicide attempts made in Australia each year, action is needed. Challenging the misconceptions associated with suicide is essential to ensure people can ask for and give help without discrimination. We talk to one of Wavelength’s Psychiatrists this RUOK day for some ideas on how to offer help to someone you are worried about.
This week is NAIDOC week (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee). The theme this year - Because of her, we can! - celebrates the essential role that women have played, and continue to play, as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels.