Latest News from Black Dog Ride
An important message from the Board of Black Dog Ride Australia, and an open letter to members of the Black Dog Ride Family from our Founder Steve Andrews.
The awesome Indian Motorcycle are right behind Black Dog Ride! To encourage Black Dog Riders to register online for our 1 Dayer 2017, Indian Motorcycle have generously donated an Indian Scout valued at $19,995!
Black Dog Ride's iconic annual 1 Dayer aims to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention. Help us get the country talking and join your local Black Dog Ride on Sunday March 17 2017!
Declan Crouch was just 13 when he took his life, a tragedy which compelled his devoted Mum Ruth to form the Declan Crouch Fund, which has now launched the Keeping Them Safe Program, a 4 step plan for high schools to tackle teen suicide. Black Dog Ride is proud to have contributed funding to develop this program.
Jon Benham, our Territory Coordinator, has been honoured for his work with Black Dog Ride by winning the NT Pride of Australia Medal for his selfless, tireless actions which enriched the lives of his community members.
Remember, depression is an illness, not a weakness and effective treatments are available. It's important to seek help early and with the right treatment most people recover. If you are concerned that you or someone you know may have depression, talk to a doctor or another health professional today. If we talk about depression and work together we can make a difference.