Reach Out and Get Connected

Congratulations to Suicide Prevention Australia on the release of their thought provoking TV commercial entitled “Reach Out and Get Connected”.

The project is about promoting the importance of reaching and connecting to service and support in the lead up to World Suicide Prevention Day (10 Sept).

Directed, Produced and Created by Ingvar Kenne & Jason Loucas, featuring personalities Jessica Rowe, Steve Waugh, Jesinta Campbell, Justine Clarke, Luke Carroll, Steve Willis, Mia Freedman and Alex Perry speaking out about the importance of connecting to services and support.

The Behind The Scenes video shares the back story of the project. The powerful personal story of our community supporter and Suicide Prevention Australia friend, Trish Heagerty.

Trish Heagerty, explains how the project came about and the importance of making the connection to suicide prevention services and support.

Directed, Produced and Created by Ingvar Kenne & Jason Loucas.

Talking openly about suicide is so important but, remember, your number one priority should always be self-care so if watching this triggers emotions in you, please talk about how you’re feeling with a trusted friend or family member – or get in touch with people at Lifeline (phone 13 11 14 or online chat at, Suicide Call Back (1300 659 467), Men’s Line (phone 1300 78 99 78) or Kids Helpline (phone 1800 55 1800).