Joint Media Release SANE and Thirrili Partnership

SANE and Thirrili are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership to enhance support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, families, and communities affected by suicide or trauma. This collaboration will introduce a culturally governed and safe online postvention Yarning Space, designed to offer tailored support in a culturally sensitive manner.

Since 2014, SANE has developed online community forums for individuals with complex mental health issues and their carers, providing a space for peer-to-peer support and connection. Building on this expertise, SANE and Thirrili are co-designing a new platform that will offer a culturally safe and inclusive space specifically for First Nations people. This dedicated social and emotional wellbeing Yarning Space will enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to share their experiences, connect with others, and access culturally appropriate resources in a supportive online environment.

By combining SANE’s extensive experience in mental health support with Thirrili’s deep cultural understanding, this partnership aims to create a more inclusive and responsive support system for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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