Manual of Resources for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

The Art of Distraction

Payten Thorne talks about the role of creativity – photography and drawing – in supporting her wellbeing.

Source: Desert Pea Media/WNSWPHN

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In this video, Nicky Newley describes her experiences with art and its role in her recovery through difficult times. The video is part of a suicide prevention campaign for LGBTIQ+ community members in Brisbane. Source: Yarns Heal - funded by Brisbane North PHN

This is a collection of conversation guides, posters and video stories under the headline: “Ask Your Mob, In Your Way, R U OK?” Sign up with an email address and phone number to get immediate access to all the downloads, which support people to have conversations with family members, friends and others who may be struggling. Source: RUOK

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