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Epoch Times: Australian Suicide Prevention Charity Pleads for Extra Funding Amid Rolling Lockdowns

Australian Suicide Prevention Charity Pleads for Extra Funding Amid Rolling Lockdowns https://www.theepochtimes.com/australian-suicide-prevention-charity-pleads-for-extra-funding-amid-rolling-lockdowns_3939598.html August 9, 2021 Updated: August 9, 2021 By Sophia Jiang Gillian Hunt, the CEO of an Australian suicide prevention charity is pleading for more government funding to meet the surging demand for life-saving help amid repeated bouts of lockdowns across the country. Parents …

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Pittwater News: Help Available

https://www.pittwateronlinenews.com/Parents-Beyond-Breakup-Help-and-Helpline-available.php Parents Beyond Breakup – Help Available Here By Phone + Online + Face To Face Post Lockdown Meetings At Freshwater National Suicide prevention charity Parents Beyond Breakup (PBB) is experiencing a 30% rise in calls to their national Suicide Helpline compared to the same time last year. Parents Beyond Breakup is a not for …

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DIDs (PBB) finalist in 2020 Australian Men’s Health Awards

PBB is now shortlisted as a finalist in the Australian Mens Health Awards through AMHF. Register with AMHF to attend the award ceremony and find out who wins. This relates to our Dads in Distress frontline support service and how it has managed to keep and increase support online, for vulnerable men through the COVID19 …

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Dads in Distress (PBB) wins AMHF national award for its Virtual Veranda

From the Australian Men’s Health Forum website: “The Significant Response to COVID-19 champions any individual, group or program that has responded effectively to the impact of COVID-19 on the lives and health of men and boys. Dads In Distress support groups began life on a verandah in Coffs Harbour. Now run by Parents Beyond Breakup (PBB), …

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Are you a paternal grandmother with lived experience that you’d like to share?

This applies to paternal grandmothers. i.e. the mothers of sons, who are themselves dads going through the family courts. We were recently contacted by a group called ‘Mothers of Sons’ who are looking to find other similar paternal grandmothers in similar situations. They are forming a peer support network. MoS is not affiliated with PBB but, …

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Long time between hugs for separated families

Charity, Parents Beyond Breakup, Chair Brendan Blomeley, writes in the Hobart Mercury (full subscriber article): In recent days, we have watched with heartfelt concern for our friends and family on the other side of Bass Strait, as many of them return to strict Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions. While necessary, these measures have come at …

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