National Suicide Prevention Project

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CBAA national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, in partnership with the Australia Government Department of Health.

Each month, 20 short radio segments are released to community broadcasters across Australia. They are designed to promote help-seeking behaviour and positive lifestyle choices, using interviews with service providers, as well as profiles of people who have successfully dealt with tough times in their lives. The purpose of the project is to:

  • raise awareness of suicide prevention;
  • reduce the stigma around suicide;
  • reduce the prevalence of suicide and suicidal behaviours in Australia and its impact on individuals, their families and communities.

Broadcasters can find the latest audio segments in the articles below.

For more information, please contact Ian Watson.

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Danny Chifley, 1st May 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the May 2021 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Danny Chifley, 1st April 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the April 2021 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Danny Chifley, 1st March 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the March 2021 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Radio towers at sunset

Danny Chifley, 1st February 2021

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the February 2021 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Danny Chifley, 14th December 2020

The Community Broadcasting Association is pleased to welcome you to the January 2021 content of our national suicide prevention and mental health awareness project, developed with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.