Suicide Awareness Ride 

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The ride scheduled for Saturday 14 May 2022 has been postponed due to weather conditions.  New date: TBA soon.

This year, we are opening the Suicide Awareness Ride to all on-road motorbikes and cars and off-road motorbikes and cars.  Two separate routes, but starting and finishing together!

 

Our annual Suicide Awareness Ride is a family-friendly event that promotes social connectedness.  Choose your mode of transportation and join us for a weekend of fun and fellowship.  If you are joining us this year on your dirt bike, you must be licenced and have basic trail riding/driving experience.  All vehicles must be registered and reliable to complete route/event safely.


The event will begin at the Gladstone Marina stage plaza area at 7.00am.  When 'stands up' is announced, we will head south, visiting some of our smaller country towns, while stopping for morning tea and lunch, along the way.  We'll finish at Captain Creek Community Sport and Recreation Club (111 Murphy Rd, Captain Creek) where you are invited to stay for an afternoon of presentations, live music, BBQ dinner, bar and overnight camping.  

Nomination $50 per person

Includes - long sleeve shirt, morning tea, lunch, burger and drink on last stop + camping.

 

$35 per person (without shirt)

 

EARLY BIRD NOMINATIONS CLOSE - 12.00pm midnight, Saturday 7 May 2022.

 

After this date, nominations will be $60 (with shirt) and $45 (without shirt). 

Get in early to secure your cheaper registration.

Registrations now open, please click on the button below.  When prompted, "Continue as a guest".

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Check out the clips of the last 2 year's rides below:

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President - Mark Brookes 0408 871 131

Secretary - Karen Brookes 0438 164 212

Email - admin@ride4lives.org

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Riders Against Suicide Creating Awareness

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Next dates:  TBA

ASIST is the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop. During the two-day interactive session, participants learn to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over 1,000,000 people have taken the workshop, and studies have proven that the ASIST method helps reduce suicidal feelings for those at risk. 

Workshop features:

  • Presentations and guidance from two LivingWorks registered trainers

  • A scientifically proven intervention model

  • Powerful audiovisual learning aids

  • Group discussions

  • Skills practice and development

  • A balance of challenge and safety

 

ASIST has saved and changed hundreds of thousands of lives around the world.

Register your interest by contacting Mark Brookes on 0408 871 131.