news & events 


Brook RED in partnership with MHLEEN (Mental Health Lived Experience Engagement Network) are delighted to bring you a one-day Lived Experience Workforce Conference in August focusing on the themes of wellbeing, connection and reflection in the areas of 

  • Self-care and Self-development for peer practice

  • Co-reflection and Supervision of peer practice

There will be key lived experience leaders presenting & answering questions in a panel. There will be updates & information on Lived Experience professional development and training available in Australia as well as showcasing best practice. There will be dynamic and interactive consultation and reflective practice. We will be talking, moving, shuffling and sharing, with lots of reflecting and up-skilling.


Date:         Friday 20th August 2021

Venue:      Events on Oxlade, 50 Oxlade Drive, New Farm, Brisbane, QLD

Duration:  9.00am – 4.30pm

Tickets:     Early Bird $385 (incl GST) open until 30 July 2021


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 newly opened 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

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.