Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention & Awareness Network

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Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention and Awareness Network

The Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention and Awareness Network (SSPAN) is a network of representatives from the Shoalhaven community, government and non-government organisations. We work closely with the community to raise awareness of suicide, promote recovery from mental illness and build individual and community resilience. Our aim is to reduce the impact of suicide in the Shoalhaven.

Mental Health First Aid

Teaching people the skills to help someone who they’re concerned about.

Blue Card

Aims to assist and encourage young people to seek help at times of need.

Emergency Resources

A collection of available resources for support during a crisis.
Everybody can have difficulties in life – many of them we can solve ourselves. But sometimes we need help

Operation Blue Card

The Blue Card is a simple tool to assist in removing some of the difficulty in asking someone for help.

The young person in need is aware of what support they are asking for – because it is clearly written on the back of the card. Asking for help can be the first step to recovery and future resilience.

Click here for more information on Operation Blue Card and to order Blue Cards

Make a difference

Get training on how to help someone going through a mental health crisis.