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Mental Illness Fellowship of WA

Level 3, 9 The Avenue, Midland WA
P.O. Box 1947, Midland WA 6936
Telephone: (08) 9237 8900  
Email: info@mifwa.org.au
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

 

Lorikeet Centre
104 Cambridge Street, West Leederville 6007
P.O. Box 1006,
West Leederville 6901
Telephone: (08) 9237 8951 Facsimile: (08) 9381 9495
Email: lorikeet@mifwa.org.au
Office hours:
Tuesday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm

 

Individualised Support for Community Living
61 Railway Parade, Mount Lawley, WA 6050
P: (08) 9471 4222
F: (08) 9471 4299

 

Or call 1800 985 944 9:00am-5:00pm weekdays.

 

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The Suicide Prevention team at SANE Australia are very proud to share with you the short film Lessons for Life. Showing real-life stories from people who have been through tough times is a powerful way to increase empathy and understanding. The Lessons for Life video shares incredible stories of resillience; stories that underpin SANE's research into attempted suicide.

As participant Even says, accepting and learning from people who have had suicidal thoughts is essential for improving support Australia. 'We shouldn't have negative attitudes towards people who are vunerable, we should try to encourage and care for them as a community.'

The film is an accessible way to inform the community about the insights people have about recovering from a suicide attempt. Lessons for life aims to reduce the stigma associated with suicide, increasing help-seeking, and giving hope to thousands of others who may be in a similar situation.

Please share this with your collegues and friends. We hope to reqach out to as many people as possible with the video and show that people who attempt suicide can recover.

Source: SANE Australia