Geelong Lifeline News

Suicide awareness & intervention training for not-for-profits in Geelong

August 26, 2016Lifeline Geelong is pleased to announce we are the recipients of a generous grant from Give Where You Live, one of our community partners, to deliver LivingWorks ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and safeTALK training to staff and volunteers at not-for-profit organisations in the Geelong region. ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training is a...
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Take part in the 2016 Black Dog Ride on Sunday March 20

March 8, 2016Register for the 2016 Black Dog Ride to raise awareness of depression and suicide. The Black Dog Ride brings together thousands of Australian motorycyle riders to raise money for mental health services and increase community awareness and understanding of depression. Join the Geelong leg of the annual 1 Dayer ride on Sunday, March 20. Led...
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Lifeline Volunteer Telephone Crisis Support Training

December 21, 2015Download Lifeline Geelong training dates 2016 Applications for this round of volunteer training close February 1, 2016. You will be required to submit a consent form, undergo a Criminal History Records Check, and present 100 points of ID prior to this date. Please contact us for more information and/or to register your interest.

safeTALK workshop

October 8, 2015safeTALK is a half-day workshop that teaches how to identify people at risk of suicide and connect them with intervention resources.safeTALK’s proven, easy-to-follow steps are used around the world. When: Next workshop is on Tuesday 16th February, 6pm -9pm. Where:  Lifeline Geelong, 1 McKillop St, Geelong 3220 Cost:  $60 ($40 concession card) To enquire or register...
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Lifeline Volunteers give the best gift of all – themselves

May 11, 2015Lifeline has paid tribute to all of the volunteers that selflessly give their time and compassion, as National Volunteer Week kicks off with the 2015 theme of ‘Give Happy, Live Happy’. Lifeline’s suicide prevention work at Lifeline Geelong is made possible because of the selfless contribution of each and every volunteer, whether they be answering...
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Lifeline Celebrates International Volunteer Day

November 26, 2014Lifeline Geelong Barwon Region is using International Volunteer Day to publically thank its strong volunteer workforce. In particular, the local organisation wants to thank those who have been volunteering for Lifeline long-term, in some cases for over 20 years. “Lifeline has some volunteers who have quite literally been with us since day one.  We are...
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