Touch Points: 10 June, 2021

Grief has no timeline


The popular narrative that grief shrinks over time – that it is something we need to ‘get over’ as soon as possible – often bears little resemblance to the lived reality of those experiencing it.

Processing significant loss is a challenging journey that is unique to each person and circumstance. And that’s OK.

Resource highlights

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StandBy: Support After Suicide
Suicide often leaves those impacted with complex feelings such as anger and betrayal that are less common with other types of grief. StandBy: Support After Suicide provides extensive digital resources and other support tailored for children, adolescents, workplaces, first responders and more.


June is Pride Month, celebrating the diversity of sexuality and gender identity across the globe, It’s also an important reminder of the particular mental health challenges faced by the LGBTQIA+ community. QLife is a nationwide support service available daily between 3pm and midnight on 1800 184 527 or via web chat  Click here for more information.


Iris Foundation is dedicated to early intervention as a means to preventing poor mental health and suicide. If you or someone you know needs urgent assistance, please contact one of the services listed below. (Click on the images to access more information.)

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