Peer to peer suicide support group funded in an Australian first
Peer to Peer Support in Suicide Intervention has been funded by Lotterywest in an Australian-first program in Western Australia.
The program is based on the Alternatives to Suicide peer support approach which has been delivered by the Western Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community, USA, since 2012. In the US it is funded by a combination of philanthropic funds and funding from the Massachusetts Mental Health Commission.
The approach has had no funding in Australia prior to the support from Lotterywest. Read more…