Serendipity: Rural Alive and Well (RAW)

When:     Wednesday March 25     10:00 to noon    (1 session)

Where:   New Life Church, Lowe Street

Presenter:    John Clark

 RAW provides accessible and responsive support services to rural communities, assisting them in the response to crises and offering help in recovering or coping after adversity. RAW establishes structures and networks to assist individuals, families and communities to deal with suicide. John will describe RAW’s work but also cover suicide prevention in general by outlining some key principles in preventing suicide.

John grew up on a family sheep and cattle farm in Victoria. He completed a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, which led him to work in the Pulp and Paper Industry before moving into his present work.  He will describe RAW’s work but also cover suicide prevention in general by outlining some key principles in preventing suicide.