Youth Suicide Prevention

Youth Workshop

The Dr Edward Koch Foundation is currently developing a youth suicide prevention workshop, which will be rolled out to young people and youth clubs. More information will come once this project nears completion.  Click below to read about funding issues that need to be overcome.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-07/youth-suicide-prevention-workshop-in-doubt/4506146

 

Youth DVD

A preventative DVD targeted at young people has been developed. Some of the footage will be included in the youth workshop.  For more information on this, please email admin@kochfoundation.org.au

 

Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health Facility

The Foundation is campaigning for an adolescent and young adult mental health facility and better facilities for young people. 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-15/far-north-queensland-mental-health-crisis/4522554

 

Life of the Party - For Josh

A concert was held in Cairns in November 2012 to raise awareness amongst young people of the issue of suicide.  Click the link below to see footage of the event and the great support offered by many young bands and the community generally.

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