PBB NEWS

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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Important DIDs & MIDs service changes due to COVID19

It is with a heavy heart that we are, once more, temporarily suspending in-person groups across all states except for Queensland. All other support service remain open and operating as normal, these include: In-person weekly dad support groups in Queensland (currently, Gold Coast) Regular online support groups for dads and for mums Telephone helpline 1300 853437 (Mon-Sat, …

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The DIDs ‘Dad Survey’ and 55 book give away

Click here to take the survey We’re running a quick ‘dad’ survey ahead of Fathers Day. It’s specifically for and about separated dads.  It’s short, it only takes a few moments to complete and, if helping us to keep more dads alive doesn’t do it for you, the 55 books we’re giving away in a …

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PBB CEO Pete Nicholls interview with The Family Law Project

Interview between Family Law Project and Pete Nicholls, CEO of Parents Beyond Breakup (Dads in Distress). Discussion covers a little about Dads in Distress, how the service operates, insights into male suicide, working with men and the forthcoming Fathers Day Report being launched this Sunday, 6th September 2020 – DIDs 21st Anniversary.

World Suicide Prevention Day and Separating Fathers

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Its an important day in our diary because we are a suicide prevention support charity and our focus is supporting dads at risk of suicide. We need to continue shining a light on suicide prevention to help save lives. By talking about it, we can start to share our …

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