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The Untold Story of Relationship Breakdown in Australia – Discussion Paper

The Untold Story of Relationship Breakdown in Australia – Discussion Paper Prompting article https://www.smh.com.au/national/divorce-20220628-p5axco.html Families are not all married – so who tells the bigger story when legal divorce is not involved? Absolute numbers of Australian divorces over the past two years tells only one part of the story. Whilst it paints a clear picture …

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Men mental health week media release

Dads in Distress call to reduce Fatherlessness

Australian Fathers are calling for support during Men’s Health Week to highlight and prevent the ongoing grief of fatherlessness for Australian children. Parents Beyond Breakup, a national suicide prevention charity, has been supporting fathers through its Dads in Distress Support Services for over 22 years.  In the week prior to Men’s Health Week, more than 100 …

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Albanese Government demonstrates commitment to suicide prevention

Parents Beyond Breakup welcomes the focus of the Albanese Government on suicide prevention through the appointment of Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, the Hon Emma McBride MP. “The appointment of the Hon Emma McBride MP as Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention is a welcome sign from the Albanese Government …

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Albanese Government’s Opportunity to save more lives

Parents Beyond Breakup congratulates the incoming Albanese government and supports Suicide Prevention Australia’s call for the appointment of a dedicated Suicide Prevention Minister. Over the last few years, we’ve seen strong momentum and progress with the Morrison Government including record investment in last year’s Federal Budget, the establishment of a National Suicide Prevention Office and …

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Parents Beyond Breakup awarded $1.92m for Male Suicide Prevention

Government Delivers on Male Suicide Prevention Funding Parents Beyond Breakup is one of “four trusted organisations” awarded funding to deliver national male suicide prevention services, recognising the organisation’s leadership in saving more men from suicide. Government Ministers Greg Hunt MP, and David Coleman MP, jointly announced that Parents Beyond Breakup will receive $1.92 million under …

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From a dad in distress to helping fathers navigate separation

During National Volunteers Week, James Lobbes, a volunteer with Parents Beyond Breakup reflects on his journey from a dad in distress to a facilitator helping other fathers navigating the challenges of separation. Parents Beyond Breakup is a national suicide prevention charity, solely focused on supporting separating parents and grandparents dealing with custody and child access …

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Mother’s Day – a painful reminder of parental alienation for some…

In the lead up to Mother’s Day, Parents Beyond Breakup is urging us all to think about mums impacted by parental alienation. Parents Beyond Breakup (PBB) is a national suicide prevention charity, solely focused on supporting separating non-custodial parents. Providing support to separating parents, and impacted grandparents, through a peer-supported, lived experience and evidence-based model, …

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Parents Beyond Breakup a key signatory to Joint Statement in Suicide Prevention Sector

Twelve months ago, the Final Advice of the Prime Minister’s National Suicide Prevention Advisor, Ms Christine Morgan, was released. Parents Beyond Breakup (PBB) was consulted during the process towards the Final Advice which represents the culmination of 18 months of engagement across Government, the suicide prevention sector, researchers, and communities. “The decades of experience and …

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Parents Beyond Breakup awarded Suicide Prevention Australia LiFE Award

Parents Beyond Breakup (PBB) has been awarded Suicide Prevention Australia’s NSW LiFE Award for Excellence in Suicide Prevention for Priority Populations, recognising the organisation’s leadership in saving more men from suicide.“This award shines a light on the plight of fathers across Australia who are in distress through relationship breakdown,” said PBB CEO Gillian Hunt.“We are …

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