Suicide prevention network meeting planned

A SUPPORT network has been established in the Wattle Range region focused on filling the gap in suicide bereavement and prevention services. The Wattle Range Suicide Prevention Network[…]

Free event delivers mental health message

A FREE event at the Mount Gambier Hotel tonight will aim to overcome stigma associated with mental illness. Not-for-profit organisation I Am Worthmore will kick-off a […]

Deal cut for shearing event

RECENT controversy surrounding the Blades of Glencoe has been resolved after fears the event would be cancelled amid allegations of a donation cut. The National Trust of South Australia[…]

Mental health campaign launched

COINCIDING with the Western Border Football League second semi-final, headspace Mount Gambier will launch its new national campaign for young men at Vansittart Park tomorrow. The […]

Shearers threaten to cut event support

NEXT year’s Blades of Glencoe fundraising event could be cancelled after a funding row prompting a boycott by participating shearers and organisers. The shearing demonstration day […]

Vietnam veterans honoured

PERSISTENT wind and rain cleared momentarily as around 50 people gathered at the Vansittart Park Soldiers Memorial on Saturday afternoon to honour national Vietnam Veterans Day. […]

Region shapes state policy

TWO South East representatives will serve on the Premier’s Council on Suicide Prevention as the State Government progresses its efforts to reduce South Australia’s suicide rate[…]

Mental health initiative

WITH little more than a bike and a bathtub, Michael Willem is making his way around Australia to raise awareness and funding for beyondblue. Passing through […]

Shearing for rural suicide awareness

RURAL suicide claims far too many lives each year throughout the country and region but with the help of local residents the issue will be put in the spotlight once again.
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