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Black Dog Ride's iconic annual nationwide suicide prevention project involving thousands of Black Dog Riders, hundreds of community organisations, local clubs, small businesses and individuals Australia wide, all uniting for suicide prevention on one single day.
Introducing... Black Dog Ride's First Official T-Shirt! Presenting our highly anticipated Black Dog Ride T-Shirt with new Black Dog Ride logo featuring our superstar Mascot Winston!
To encourage Black Dog Riders to register early for the 1 Dayer, which helps our volunteer ride teams out, a prize pool of $2640 was offered to riders who registered early. Without further ado, the winners are -
This weekend, thousands of Black Dog Riders in 34 regions across the nation will ride to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention.
Ray Sherry is a farmer from Popanyinning, a tiny town in Western Australia's wheatbelt. A proud Black Dog Rider, Ray is typical of many farmers, pragmatic with a 'just get the job done' ethic. That ethic and a desire to help others stood the community in good stead after fires tore through Yarloop recently.
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 be suffering from depression talk to a doctor or another health professional today. If we talk about depression and work together we can make a difference.