Dr. Sands also specialises in Community Education and Workshops.
Red Chocolate Elephants donation to QLD schools to help young people coping with suicidePosted on Tuesday, 11th September 2012
The Red Chocolate Elephants Resource to help children bereaved by suicide is being donated to schools in far north Queensland by a Cairns woman, Jodie Sherman.
Wings of Hope — Optus family day at the Sydney AquariumPosted on Monday, 20th August 2012
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Rememberance DayPosted on Thursday, 10th Novemeber 2011
Wings of Hope invites you to a Remembrance Gathering to remember our lost loved ones, to be held on Internationalœ Survivors Day.Overview
Time & Date: 11am, Saturday 19th November 2011
Location: Balmoral - Please meet at the island bridge near Balmoral Beach Rotunda. Metered parking available. Unmetered parking within walking distance. Please allow time.RSVP: To assist in planning, please let us know if you’d like to join us by contacting Diana or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Remembrance Gathering’ in subject line and number of guests. Download printable PDF version
Suicide prevention initiative launchedPosted on Saturday, 29th June 2013
The Launch of Postvention Australia a National Association for the Bereaved by Suicide.
Was held at NSW Parliament House on Monday, 24th June 2013.
The launch was hosted by the Hon Kevin Humphries MP, NSW Minister for Health.
Founding members: Chairman Professor Diego De Leo AO; Deputy Chairman Dr. Diana Sands; National Secretary Alan Staines OAM and Board MembersDownload information brochure
A Conversation with Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL Canada)Posted on Tuesday, 14th August 2012
“It is so hard to know how to begin to talk about the loss of a loved one to suicide, however this thoughtful DVD resource, developed by Penny Knapp and the Survivors of Suicide Loss team, will help. As you listen to the different voices and stories of those bereaved, sharing with intimate honesty, not only their confusion and anguish, but also their intuitive wisdom and the learning that has guided them on this painful journey – your heart will be touched with healing and hope.”
3rd Australian Postvention ConferencePosted on Thursday, 22nd March 2012
A National Conference for the Bereaved by Suicide to be held at the UNSW Sydney commencing Thursday 28th June with preconference workshops followed by a 2 day Conference concluding with a Healing and Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday 30th June. This conference is primarily for the bereaved by suicide and those working in the field of Postvention.View program + register
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