Thank God for the Salvos. They have come to the rescue… again.
Figures show one Australian life is now being lost to suicide every 5 hours and globally, one person around the world dies every 40 seconds due to suicide.
The Salvation Army launched a new Hope Line last week which highlights that suicide prevention is everyone’s business.
My guest today has spent the past 60 years serving street people and assisting countless citizens contemplating suicide. He is the Chair of the Salvation Army Suicide Prevention Committee in the Australia Eastern Territory and has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his work in this field.