Latest News from Black Dog Ride
As 2016 winds down, we take time to reflect on the past year. We look back upon the past 12 months and feel pride in the way our Black Dog Ride family has positively impacted so many people and communities across Australia.
The awesome Indian Motorcycle are right behind Black Dog Ride! To encourage Black Dog Riders to register online for our 1 Dayer 2017, Indian Motorcycle have generously donated an Indian Scout valued at $19,995!
Black Dog Ride's iconic annual 1 Dayer aims to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention. Help us get the country talking and join your local Black Dog Ride on Sunday March 17 2017!
We're excited to announce the winner of Black Dog Ride's 2016 BMW Bike Raffle! This year's prize is the amazing all new BMW RnineT Scrambler valued at $21,480, and proceeds from the raffle support Lifeline Australia's and Black Dog Ride's suicide prevention programs.
In January this year, the WA communities of Preston Beach, Waroona, Yarloop & Harvey were tragically affected by devastating fires. On Sunday 27th November Black Dog Ride is gathering at Preston Beach and will be riding around the fire zones of Yarloop, Harvey and Waroona and meeting with locals to show support for them and raise awareness of the mental health support agencies available to them.
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 have depression, talk to a doctor or another health professional today. If we talk about depression and work together we can make a difference.