Latest News from Black Dog Ride
Elated Black Dog Riders present Lifeline and Mental Health First Aid with the funds raised from the 2015 Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre, ensuring they can continue their vital suicide prevention work across the nation.
Black Dog Riders from all states and territories hit the highways of Australia en route to the Red Centre to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention. The journey has concluded, but the impact upon participants and communities will be enduring.
Peter and Judy Milton, cattle farmers in South West WA, organise an annual steer auction at the Perth Royal Show to help Black Dog Ride foster conversations around depression and suicide prevention in the agriculture industry.
Over 21 days and 7,000kms, Black Dog Ride will hit the highways of the United States to share our home grown mental health project with the USA to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention amongst our American friends. Here's how you can help.
This year's prize was the all new 2015 BMW R 1200 GS motorcycle, pictured below, valued at $28,850. The raffle was drawn at Lifeline Canberra on 14th August 2015 at 10am. And the winner is....
Remember, depression is an illness, not a weakness and effective treatments are available. It's important to seek help early and with the right treatment most people recover. If you are concerned that you or someone you know may be suffering from depression talk to a doctor or another health professional today. If we talk about depression and work together we can make a difference.