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SGD Life Over Suicide Project
Suicide Prevention Buddy Scheme - Volunteers Wanted
Sex and/or gender diverse (SGD) groups include: Intersex, transexed, transsexual, transgendered, androgynous, without sex and gender identity, cross dressers and people with sex and gender culturally specific differences?
We are presently looking for Australian volunteers to work as suicide prevention buddies. You will receive training. You do not have to have a background in mental health but do have to have a great interest in helping people and be dedicated to calling suicidal people on the telephone each day which would take up twenty minutes of your time.
The scheme is run by Dr Tracie O’Keefe DCH, BHSc, ND, a Mental health Professional who has worked I suicide prevention with SGD groups since 1973.
She is the author of a three-year study into suicide prevention in SGD groups and five books and many paper and articles on sex and gender diversity.
You can be from one of the SGD groups and have experience in being around other people for those groups. You could be a trainee mental health professional. You could just be someone with a lot compassion and kindness to offer and be willing to dedicate some time to helping others.
We also need technical volunteers who can do white hat SEO.
Email us at SAGE email: sageaustraliateam [at] gmail [dotcom]. (Replace [at] with @ and [dotcom] with .com)
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