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A MESSAGE FROM TDRU PRESIDENT - PETER CAVALLO

Dear Rugby Community

It is with regret that I wish to advise of the passing of TDRU development officer, Connor Morgan on Sunday morning.

Connor was not only a valued member of the TDRU, but also a player with the Brothers Rugby Union Club.

On behalf of the TDRU I wish to extend my condolences to Connor’s family, friends, workmates and team mates in what is a difficult time.

In times like this we ask the rugby union community to band together to offer support to those who need it.

If you know of anybody who is struggling or need of assistance please do not hesitate to contact any of the following organisations.

1. headspace Townsville 
National Youth Mental Health Foundation
www.headspace.org.au/townsville
Direct Tel 07 4799 1799 | Alt. Tel 1800 650 890

2. Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636  have a wealth of resources for people bereaved by suicide, including:

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/suicide-prevention/understanding-suicide-and-grief/suicide-and-grief

http://www.livingisforeveryone.com.au/uploads/docs/6280_Bereavement%20Support_QLD_WEB.pdf

3. The Suicide Call Back Service offers a 24/7 helpline as well as 6 counselling sessions over the phone or online, at no cost, to anyone aged over 15 requiring them

https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

4. Young people aged under 15 can contact Beyond Blue or Kids Helpline www.kidshelp.com.au 1800 55 1800. Beyond Blue recommend pairing young children up with an older person to discuss how they are feeling

5. Lifeline www.lifeline.org.au 1300 789 978

Regards,

Peter Cavallo

President

Townsville & District Rugby Union.

 

 

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