Dr. Sands also specialises in Community Education and Workshops.

The 6th National Postvention Conference, Sydney, June 2019, formed a Resolution to Government

Posted on Monday, 15th July 2019

Rememberance Gathering View media release statement

Wings of Hope Remembrance Gathering November 2016

Posted on Wednesday, 30th November 2016

Rememberance Gathering

Wings of Hope Remembrance Gathering November 2015

Posted on Thursday, 3 December 2015

Wings of Hope - Rememberance Day

Wings of Hope Remembrance Gathering November 2015. Men with Teddy Bears.

One of the men, who lost his brother to suicide commented, "It’s really important to get support for this kind of grief with others who can really understand."

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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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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Wings of Hope's Annual Gathering 2020

Posted on Monday, 9 November 2020

Wings of Hope Annual Gathering is taking place on Saturday 21st November 2020 from 10am - 11:30am.

Wings of Hope Annual Gathering 2020 flyer

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Wings of Hope's Annual Gathering 2018

Posted on Monday, 5 November 2018

Wings of Hope Annual Gathering is taking places on 17th November 2018 from 11am - 12:30pm.

Wings of Hope Annual Gathering 2018 flyer

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Workshop with Dr Robert Neimeyer

Posted on Wednesday, 3rd May June 2017

A 2-day experiential workshop with Dr Robert Neimeyer: Intervening in Meaning: Finding Significance in Grief and Loss

Robert Neimeyer

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SOS Winter Solstice

Posted on Wednesday, 8th June 2016

SOS Winter Solstice Flyer

Enjoy good food, music and inspiring speakers at this community event in support of those affected by suicide. Tuesday 21st June 2016, 5pm-7pm at QEII Square, Albury

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Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity

Posted on Saturday, 12th March 2016

Charlene Reaveley Children's Charity Society
Charlene Reaveley Children's Charity Society

In Canada the Board of Directors and Staff of the Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity (pictured) were thrilled to receive copies of the Red Chocolate Elephant book and DVD resource for their lending library

Wings of Hope – Remembrance Day Gathering 2015

Diana with Leigh White and Nic Newling at Remembrance Gathering November 2015.

For more information, please visit Wings of Hope

Mosman Daily - Wings of Hope - Balmoral Beach

Posted on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014

Wings of Hope - Balmoral beach

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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