The Dr Edward Koch Foundation has created many useful resources through its ongoing work in suicide prevention. Below are links for each resource. 

Community Flowcharts

A flow chart has been developed by the foundation specific to individual local communities. It acts as a guide for community members when working with people at risk of self-harm and suicide and provides referral contacts and information on suicide and other mental health concerns. It is anticipated that there will be a flowchart for every community of Far North Queensland. Below is a list of flowcharts that have been developed to date.

Babinda Community Flowchart

Cairns Community Flowchart

Cardwell Community Flowchart

Coen Community Flowchart

Cooktown Community Flowchart

Doomadgee / Burketown Community Flowchart

Hopevale Community Flowchart

Innisfail Community Flowchart

Jumbun Community Flowchart 

Kowanyama Community Flowchart 

Lockhart River Community Flowchart 

Mapoon Community Flowchart

Mission Beach Tully Community Flowchart

Mossman Port Douglas Community Flowchart

Mt Isa Community Flowchart

Napranum Community Flowchart

Normanton Community Flowchart 

Northern Penninsula Community Flowchart

Northern Tablelands Community Flowchart

Southern Tablelands Community Flowchart

Townsville Community Flowchart

Weipa Community Flowchart

Wujal Wujal Community Flowchart

Keeping Them Safe DVD

A preventative DVD targeted at parents of young people has been developed by the Foundation.

Events such as a family relationship breakdown, a new school environment, peer bullying or drug use can impact on a young person’s state of mind and it is important to take notice of any young person if they show changes in behaviour, especially if their life situation has altered.

The 30-minute DVD, which was produced by Big Hat Productions, is an important resource for the Life Youth Suicide Prevention Program. The DVD offers practical suggestions for parents to reach out and support their teenagers, or their teenager’s friends. The Big Hat Production team has done an incredible job to bring all the information together and deliver it in a way that can be easily understood.

Thank you to Coral Coast Riders through their annual Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer event and annual Cairns Ironman moto-support team, the Cairns Barrier Reef Lions Club and Cairns Lions Club, and local actors who volunteered their time for the DVD.

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