1. Suicide Prevention Interview
This is a 30-minute interview between Mel Behrens and Ross Romeo from CORES. They discuss suicide prevention in particular during this COVID pandemic.
If you know someone in direct danger, remember to call your emergency service (000 in Australia).
Ross Romeo has been the QLD coordinator for CORES (Community Response to Eliminating Suicide) since 2009, as well as a qualified counsellor. Ross has a background in cane farming and is an active and much-loved community member of the Burdekin Shire. He was awarded Citizen of the Year in 2017 at the Burdekin Shire Australia Day Awards Night. He currently resides in Ayr with his wife Enna and enjoys spending time with family in his spare time.
2. Ways you can respond
Sue Ash is one of our Praxeis Board members and part of Jill Birt’s support team – she also has experience in delivering community services to people who are vulnerable.
Here you’ll find some wonderful insights into how you can listen, support and care for people who are stressed, having difficulty and/or vulnerable.