welcome to the whyalla suicide prevention network inc. website

A resource for the whyalla community

The Whyalla Suicide Prevention Network Inc. is a local volunteer group established in October 2013. The Network are dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of our community through public education and community development projects designed to reduce stigma, raise awareness, and promote connection and inclusivity.

We have created this website as a resource for our community to help people connect to information, education, and services.
We invite you to explore our website for information you may be seeking and to get to know more about us, our projects and activities that help the Whyalla community to be suicide safer.

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This week is NAIDOC week and there is a bit happening here in Whyalla.
The theme for this year is 'Keep the fire burning! Blak, loud and proud.'

Check out this event calendar to see what is happening around Whyalla this week.The Whyalla NAIDOC Week Committee have been working hard to put together a calendar of events for NAIDOC Week 2024. See the timetable below for the jam-packed week of fun and events! There is something for everyone with free movies, a golf day, kids discos, a festival and more!

This National NAIDOC Week Activity is funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency.
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This week is NAIDOC week and there is a bit happening here in Whyalla. 
The theme for this year is Keep the fire burning! Blak, loud and proud. 

Check out this event calendar to see what is happening around Whyalla this week.

Have you heard of Someone.health?

Someone.health provides bulk-billed and affordable online psychology. Someone.health psychologists are fully registered and individually approved by their team. They're equipped with a wide range of expertise and are available to help you take responsibility for your mental wellbeing when you need it most.
Fast and affordable mental healthcare in days not weeks.

Find out more information at someone.health/ or call 1300 546 821Recognising and accepting the challenges we face is the first step. Just as we prioritise physical health check-ups, attending to our mental and emotional health is equally important.

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Have you heard of Someone.health?

Someone.health provides bulk-billed and affordable online psychology. Someone.health psychologists are fully registered and individually approved by their team. Theyre equipped with a wide range of expertise and are available to help you take responsibility for your mental wellbeing when you need it most.  
Fast and affordable mental healthcare in days not weeks.

Find out more information at https://someone.health/ or call 1300 546 821

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Save the date....

Next month Roses in the Ocean are bringing a free workshop to Whyalla called 'Voices of In-Sight'. This workshop is for those with a lived experience who would like to learn how to identify key messages of their lived experience story and share it in a safe way on their journey of advocacy and contribution to suicide prevention.

To find out more information about this workshop, please visit the Roses in the Ocean website here - rosesintheocean.com.au/what-we-do/workshops/voices-of-in-sight/
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Save the date....

Next month Roses in the Ocean are bringing a free workshop to Whyalla called Voices of In-Sight.  This workshop is for those with a lived experience who would like to learn how to identify key messages of their lived experience story and share it in a safe way on their journey of advocacy and contribution to suicide prevention.

To find out more information about this workshop, please visit the Roses in the Ocean website here -  https://rosesintheocean.com.au/what-we-do/workshops/voices-of-in-sight/

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Hi will this be returning at a future date? Thanks πŸ™‚

Hello, we're looking for a small space to store some network-related items. We only need around 3 square meters, and it should be easily accessible. We're open to paying a small fee if necessary. An unused room in an office, shop, or shed would be great. If you have any suggestions, we'd really appreciate them! ... See MoreSee Less

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πŸ§‘πŸ’›πŸ©΅Spreading some Kindness.. πŸ™‚

At Big Belly Deli, giving back to the community is not just a mission - it's a way of life. In a heartwarming gesture of generosity, we have recently extended it to a few fellow local shops by providing them with a selection of little treats to distribute to customers that might need a little pick-me-up..

As part of our commitment spreading joy and kindness, we have shared the gift of a free coffee and a chocolate treat with these shops, empowering them to brighten the day of anyone who could use a little extra cheer. These small tokens of appreciation are not just about the items themselves but about the thought behind them, serving as a reminder that kindness can truly make a difference in someone's day.

By entrusting our local businesses with the power to uplift spirits and bring smiles to their customers' faces, we hope to create a ripple effect of positivity throughout our community. Whether it's a friendly gesture from a barista or a sweet surprise at the checkout counter, these acts of kindness have the power..

As we navigate the challenges of daily life, let's all take a moment to appreciate the simple yet profound impact of a kind gesture Together, through the power of generosity and compassion, we can make our community a brighter, more caring place..

Hope everyone has a great day..
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Throughout the weekend of the 24th of August, Whyalla City Council and Headspace are utilising grant funding to collaborate with the Whyalla Football League and host a Mental Health Matters Round. They will be raising money for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. All proceeds will go back into a local youth mental health service. This round will see the Whyalla A Grade Teams in a specially designed guernsey for this round of football. They are seeking help from youth in Whyalla to design a logo that will be featured on this guernsey. A winner will be chosen in collaboration with the Whyalla Football League.

Please reach out to Headspace if you would like to come out to run a session during week 11 or week 1 in schools. We are happy speak to young people about the Mental Health Matters Round and raising awareness for mental health that can then lead into young people participating in the logo design competition. We will also be running two drop in sessions during the school holidays for young people to attend and design their logos, keep an eye out for school holidays programs coming very soon!

Competition closes on the 3rd of May and winners will receive one of the specially designed guernseys and a $100 voucher! All information is on the poster.
Keep an eye out for further information regarding the Mental Health Matters Round, special guests and services on the day!
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Throughout the weekend of the 24th of August, Whyalla City Council and Headspace are utilising grant funding to collaborate with the Whyalla Football League and host a Mental Health Matters Round. They will be raising money for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. All proceeds will go back into a local youth mental health service. This round will see the Whyalla A Grade Teams in a specially designed guernsey for this round of football. They are seeking help from youth in Whyalla to design a logo that will be featured on this guernsey. A winner will be chosen in collaboration with the Whyalla Football League. 
 
Please reach out to Headspace if you would like to come out to run a session during week 11 or week 1 in schools. We are happy speak to young people about the Mental Health Matters Round and raising awareness for mental health that can then lead into young people participating in the logo design competition. We will also be running two drop in sessions during the school holidays for young people to attend and design their logos, keep an eye out for school holidays programs coming very soon!
 
Competition closes on the 3rd of May and winners will receive one of the specially designed guernseys and a $100 voucher! All information is on the poster.
Keep an eye out for further information regarding the Mental Health Matters Round, special guests and services on the day!Image attachment

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My daughter did a design on her iPad just wondering how to submit?

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