BTS Support Meetings

Meetings are held from 6.30pm – 8.00pm in the Uniting Community building ‘’U City”, 43 Franklin St (cnr Pitt St), Adelaide CBD. Car parking is available at 50 Franklin St (opposite U City) or the Pitt Street carpark. Please speak to the reception desk and they will direct you to meeting room TR302.

All ages are welcome. Coffee, tea and nibbles are available during the meeting. 

Should you wish to attend, please text or call on the BTS Support Line on 0468 440 287 or send us an email at

2024 Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, 15 February
  • Thursday, 4 April
  • Thursday, 13 June
  • Thursday, 22 August                  
  • Thursday, 17 October
  • Thursday, 5 December (TBC) 

BTS Christmas Gathering

* 2024 date to be confirmed *

BTS is holding an evening “get-together” on Sunday, 3 December 2023 in place of the December support meeting. As the sun sets, we will light candles for our loved and lost ones. 

We will be gathering in the Veale Gardens, South Terrace, Adelaide (approximately 100m east of Morphett Street) from 6:30pm until around 8pm.

We will have a range of pizzas to share; you might like to bring drinks, a chair and a photo of your loved one.

Toilet facilities are limited to neighbouring hotels.

Please advise us by text on 0468 440 287 or email to to let us know you are coming (and how many).

If bad weather is forecast, we may be required to cancel the event.

World Suicide Prevention Day – Walk and Coffee Catch-up

* 2024 event to be advised *

Sunday, 10 September 2023 is World Suicide Prevention Day. The BTS Support Group committee has organised a beach walk/coffee morning for that day. We would love anyone bereaved by suicide to join us.  

Please meet in the carpark at the corner of Esplanade & Terminus Street, Grange at 9.15 a.m. for 9.30 a.m. departure. 

We will walk from Grange to a cafe at Henley Beach for a coffee. After coffee, we will walk back to Grange or you may arrange alternative transport home. 

Should you wish to attend, please advise us by text on 0468 440 287 or email to to let us know you are coming (and how many) so we can book a table.  Please let us know if you will be attending by the morning of Friday, 8 September 2023.

You might like to bring a photo of your loved one and carry it in your pocket during the walk.

BTS Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser

* 2024 date to be confirmed *

 BTS seeks no government funding and relies entirely on donations and fundraising to keep its operations going. In light of this, we are delighted to advise we will be holding a sausage sizzle fundraiser all day at Bunnings Mile End on Sunday, 18 June 2023

Pop down, buy a sausage and/or drink and help us help others!

Guest Speaker Evening – Professor Nicholas Procter

The BTS committee has organised an evening with Professor Nicholas Procter on Thursday, 15 June 2023. The session will run from 6.30pm – 8.00pm at Level 3, “U City”, 43 Franklin St (cnr Pitt St), Adelaide CBD.

Professor Procter will present on his work in trauma and distress to be followed by a Q&A session. 

Should you wish to attend, please text or call on the BTS Support Line on 0468 440 287 or send us an email at 

Professor Nicholas Procter has a long-standing interest in trauma and distress, and is currently Australia’s national representative to the International Association for Suicide Prevention (until 2023), and a member of the Steering Committee for the National Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Strategy.

He has completed advanced training in trauma-informed practice with the United States Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and as a Psychological Autopsy Investigator with the American Association of Suicidology.  

The strategic intent of his work is to partner with people and organisations who can use research evidence and lived experience to co-design ways forward in person centred care in mental health and suicide prevention. People and their lived experience of mental distress is central to the work he does.

Further information about Professor Procter can be found at the following: