• Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative (the Collaborative) is the coming together of more than 70 individuals, including representatives from 30 local organisations, community members and people with lived experience of suicide. 


Working toward the common goal of reducing suicides in the Illawarra Shoalhaven, members contribute time, expertise, and resources to develop, implement, and  evaluate whole-of-community suicide prevention and postvention strategies. 


Trusting relationships and mutual respect are are the heart of everything we do. 


Click through to read about how we work across our region.

Recent news

The new suicide prevention training plugging a gap in the Illawarra

22 April 2024

It's not uncommon for people experiencing alcohol or drug use to encounter suicidal thoughts or ideation.

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Closing the gaps on mental health support

20 April 2024

It's no great secret that there are gaps in the support systems that are meant to help us in times of mental distress.

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Embracing collective care: nurturing compassion, unity, and hope

4 December 2023

In the midst of global and national challenges, the holiday season approaches – a time traditionally associated with joy, celebration, and connection.

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#care2qpr: Illawarra suicide prevention advocate shares key messages

10 November 2023

The causes of a suicidal crisis are complex and individual, but support is always available.

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