FNQ, we did it! Not only the $6 million mental health unit, but an acute ward for our under 18s at Cairns Hospital. No more under 18s on the Adult Mental Health ward, the adolescent ward will be up and running very soon. And prevention for our 16-25 year olds so they don't become acute, at our youth friendly Step Up Step Down Unit in Cairns (end…Read More

Cairns youth mental health facility worth $6m announced

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: A year-long community campaign for a Cairns-based youth mental health unit has today been realised with the announcement of a $6 million facility to be built in the next 12 months. Long-time campaigner for youth suicide awareness Ruth Crouch has been credited with making it happen. Picture: VERONICA SAGREDO…Read More
To the organisers of the Trevour Project - this video is terrific. Would you mind if we made one similar for Australia? I campaign to raise awareness and for prevention of youth suicide in Cairns Australia, after losing my 13 yr old son Declan in this way. This is a great idea.....
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