Business Lunches for Mental Health Research

Business Lunches for Mental Health Research Our quarterly business lunches are an opportunity for us to say thank you and give back to those who give so much to us. These intimate lunches of 20–30 guests a time for us to share the impact directly from Breakthrough-funded researchers with corporate partners who provide significant support. Breakthrough hosts […]

Road to Recovery – Mental Health Training

Road to Recovery: Mental Health Workshops In mid-September, we commenced the Riverland Flood Recovery effort, starting in Berri. Working with Our Town Berri we delivered a series of mental health workshops with a view to embed support systems within the community. Mental Health Support in the Riverland This was the first of four communities to […]

Going the Extra Mile – Metres for Mental Health

Going the Extra Mile – Metres for Mental Health We are excited to introduce nineteen-year-old Liam Marshall, a remarkable person who embodies the spirit of compassion and generosity in our community. Liam is an outdoors adventurer who created Metres for Mental Health – an initiative that raises funds for Breakthrough while running some incredible distances. […]

United for Historic Mental Health Game

United for Historic Mental Health Game Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation and Adelaide United Football Club are proud to announce a groundbreaking collaboration, marking the first-ever Mental Health Game in A-League history this October during Mental Health Awareness Month. This newfound partnership will not only showcase the club’s commitment to mental health awareness and education […]

Breakthrough Community News Autumn 2023

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” – Henry Ford We often say that it’s going to take a truly collective effort to help create a life free from mental illness. That’s why we are so grateful to people in our community who raise funds for Breakthrough. Here […]

Road to Recovery

Road to recovery In February, as part of the Riverland Flood Recovery, SAFM’s Bec & Soda and The Garden of Unearthly Delights presented a special free concert for the flood affected communities in the Riverland, and SAFM chose Breakthrough to be their charity partner. Mark ‘Soda’ Soderstrom, SAFM host and long-time friend of Breakthrough, spoke […]

Heroic Help for Youth Mental Health

Heroic help for youth mental health To address the urgent need for greater understanding and improved treatment of mental health issues affecting teens and adolescents, Flinders University, in partnership with Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation and Little Heroes Foundation has announced its new Little Heroes Professor of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. The collaboration between […]

Breakthrough’s Nine Lives Project

We can never underestimate the impact that every life lost to suicide has on family, friends, workplaces and the broader community. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data shows that around 9 lives are lost per day to suicide. Over 10 million Australian adults are estimated to know someone who has died by suicide, […]

Leo Shows The Way

Leo is an inspiring teenager who along with his dad, chose to raise funds for Breakthrough by walking the Camino de Santiago, also known as The Way, raising more than $6,000. Leo says, “I was diagnosed with anxiety and OCD when I was 7 years old. I still remember the struggles I had in primary […]

Adventure Fundraising – Larapinta 2022

Following an unforgettable experience in June last year, a small group of passionate Breakthrough supporters took on the challenge of hiking the Larapinta Trek to raise funds for mental health research. This year’s Larapinta Trek was an adventure across the heart of Australia along one of the world’s premier walking tracks. Immersed in the rich […]