Dr. Sands also specialises in Community Education and Workshops.


Red Chocolate Elephants donation to QLD schools to help young people coping with suicide

Posted on Tuesday, 11th September 2012

Jodie Sherman

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.

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Wings of Hope — Sausage Sizzle at Bunnings Balgowlah

Posted on Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014

Wings of Hope - Balgowlah Bunnings BBQ

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Rememberance Day

Posted 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
  • Guest speakers
  • Sharing our wisdom and supporting each other
  • Picnic to follow (bring your rug, lunch and refreshments)

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 contact@wingsofhope.org.au with ‘Remembrance Gathering’ in subject line and number of guests.

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FUN-RAISING with WINGs of Hope’s Running Team - Sunday, 21 September 2014!

Posted on Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014

Wings of Hope - Fun Run - Blackmore Sydney Half-Marathon 2014

On Sunday, 21 September, 2014, WINGS of Hope supporters are making a positive difference to the lives of people tragically bereaved by suicide by FUN-RAISING during the Blackmores Sydney Half-Marathon. Preparing for and completing the run will not only be good for all of us, it will be a lot of fun for our group of runners and enables you to get involved, or to raise funds to support the registered harm prevention charity, WINGs of Hope Inc., to provide education, resources and support events for those left behind.

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Suicide prevention initiative launched

Posted on Saturday, 29th June 2013

Suicide prevention initiative brochure

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 Members

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A Conversation with Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL Canada)

Posted on Tuesday, 14th August 2012

Survivors of Suicide Loss DVD Cover

“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.”
— Diana Sands, PhD, Director, Bereaved by Suicide Centre for Intense Grief, Australia.

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