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Strategic Plan 2023 - 2028

We have released a new Strategic Plan 2023 - 2028, following an extensive consultation with our community, team and partners.  Click on the button below to read further

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PAUSE in print!   

Peer Intervention following Suicide-Related Emergency Department Presentation: Evaluation of the PAUSE Pilot Program has been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health's special issue, Advances in Suicide Prevention: Lived Experience, Science and Implementation.

Brook RED's own Eschleigh Balzamo and Nick Moreau co-authored the research with Mandy Gibson and David Crompton from the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention.  Click the title or the PAUSE logo to read the article.

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Brook RED 2023 Annual General Meeting

Brook RED's AGM will be held on Friday 1st December 2023!

Counselling : from a lived experience perspective
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We are delighted to announce the expansion of our counselling service!

Our experienced peer worker and qualified counsellor will be offering appointments two days per week for individual counselling and for supervision of lived experience and human services workers.

Visit the relevant page for further information regarding availability and fees.

Counselling : from a lived experience perspective

Supervision and practice reflection : utilising a lived experience perspective

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Princess Alexandra Hospital Crisis Support Space

Brook RED are excited to partner with Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Service as the peer support provider at the Princess Alexandra Hospital's Crisis Support Space! The space is collaboratively run by two peer workers from Brook RED and one mental health clinician from MSAMHS.  Our peer workers are available Thursday through Sunday evenings to support people who attend the Emergency Department in suicidal distress
 
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PAUSE Evaluation


The lovely people at Griffith University's Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) have completed the evaluation of our amazing PAUSE program and you should give it a read!  PAUSE works with Logan Hospital Emergency Department in Queensland Australia and provides community-based peer support to people who have presented to the Emergency Department experiencing suicidal distress.  Click the PAUSE logo to the left or here to access the report.
 

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