Bendigo accountants give to Lifeline, offers services to other community groups

Lifeline Central Victoria and Mallee thanks AFS Chartered Accountants for the $500 they donate. It was proceeds from a series of casual clothes days, raffles and chocolate fundraisers held at their Bull Street offices.

29 June 2016

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Lifeline Central Victoria and Mallee working on mental health

The greatest form of respect you can pay someone is to listen to them.

19 May 2016

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Lifeline Central Victoria and Mallee calls for help from Bendigo community

LIFELINE’S central Victorian office is home to the most effective and efficient 13 11 14 service in Australia. Without more funding, it will struggle to maintain its level of service.

13 May 2016

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A Big Give for the community

A BENDIGO group is bringing a new 24-hour community giving day to the city in September.

22 April 2016

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Bendigo Community Health CEO wants ‘road toll approach’ to suicide

Bendigo’s leading community health advocate has compared Australia’s increasing rate of suicide to the road toll.

18 March 2016

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Time to listen to those affected by suicide

Statistics make for dry reading. But take note of this one – 2522.

5 March 2016

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Bendigo volunteers talking in dark places

A disembodied voice on the other end of the line is contemplating suicide. They hang up.

20 January 2016

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More funding needed for suicide prevention

Lifeline has called on the state government to prioritise funding for suicide prevention after funding issues left the Bendigo centre unable to train new volunteers in the second half of last year.

19 January 2016

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Lifeline callers needing answers

Bendigo needs more Lifeline volunteers on deck after the suicide prevention service answered one million calls for the first time last year.

15 January 2016

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Lifeline picks up the phone on more calls

Too many Bendigo people at crisis point have their distress calls ring out when they phone suicide prevention service Lifeline.

21 October 2015

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Brad McKenzie hits the road to awareness of depression

BRAD McKenzie is going the distance to raise money and awareness of depression.

22 September 2015

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My story: New volunteer starts training with Lifeline

Lifeline is training a new group of telephone crisis supporters.

6 June 2015

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‘Horror stories’: Think twice before telling your boss you have mental health issues

Workers who tell bosses about their mental health issues are risking their careers, the head of national charity BeyondBlue has warned.

14 April 2015

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Lifeline calls on the rise in central Victoria, nationally

More calls were made to Lifeline in 2014 than in any year since the charity was established in 1963.

20 February 2015

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Tara’s Cambodia trip to be a Lifeline for many

A SIX-DAY, 350km cycling trip of Cambodia early next year will hold special meaning for Golden Square resident Tara Stomann.

20 December 2014

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Record number of calls for Lifeline in Bendigo

LIFELINE Central Victoria and Mallee has taken a record number of calls in the past financial year.

2 October 2014

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