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Blue Knot Day

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Blue Knot Day 2019

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Thank you for your interest in supporting Blue Knot Day, Blue Knot Foundation’s annual awareness raising event, which is held on the last Monday in October every year.

 

In 2019, Blue Knot Day will be held on Monday 28 October, a day in which we invite all Australians to show their support for adult survivors of childhood trauma. There are a number of ways you can help support Blue Knot Day and the five million (1 in 4) Australian adults who are survivors of childhood trauma. 

 

In 2018 Blue Knot Day’s ‘REAL LIVES.REAL CHANGE’ social media campaign raised awareness throughout the month of October with the campaign images below shared online with the hashtag ‘#unitebkd’. The Blue Knot Day campaign images highlighted the rights of survivors to live ‘a life free from shame and silence’ and our commitment to compassion for all adult survivors of childhood trauma.

 

Blue Knot Day 2018 - Survivors

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Thank you to everyone who supported and shared the REAL LIVES social media campaign, volunteered their time or organised Blue Knot Day events in their local; community – we couldn’t have done it without you! 


Watch this space for more Blue Knot Day 2018 news! 


Blue Knot Day will next be held on Monday 28 October 2019, with events and activities happening throughout Blue Knot Week, from Monday 28 October until Sunday 3 November. If you would like to volunteer your time or get involved, please contact events@blueknot.org.au.

On Blue Knot Day, Monday 28 October 2019, and throughout the week of 28 October – 3 November, Blue Knot Day , Blue Knot Day events will be held across the country to raise funds and awareness for adult survivors of childhood trauma, including abuse. Many community events will be open to the public, with others organised within workplaces and other communities. Blue Knot Day events can include workplace morning teas, community barbecues, trivia nights, fun runs etc., or faith-based events.

  • Purchase merchandise
    You can purchase Blue Knot Day pins or bracelets and share them with your family, friends or community. Give them as a gift, or sell them on at your event in support of Blue Knot Day.

      
             Blue Knot Pin Friendship Bracelet


All of these initiatives will help support Blue Knot Foundation in its work helping survivors recover. Thank you for your support.


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“Blue Knot Foundation has a key role to play in the building of community capacity in care provision to those who have experienced childhood abuse and trauma in any environment.”

NIALL MULLIGAN Manager, Lifeline Northern Rivers

“I think Blue Knot Foundation is a fantastic support organisation for people who have experienced childhood trauma/abuse, for their families/close friends and for professionals who would like to learn how to more effectively work with these people.”

Psychologist Melbourne

“It's such a beautiful thing that you are doing. Helping people to get through this.”

ANONYMOUS

“It was only last September when I discovered the Blue Knot Foundation website and I will never forget the feeling of support and empathy that I received when I finally made the first phone call to Blue Knot Helpline, which was also the first time I had ever spoken about my abuse.”

STEVEN

"At last there is some sound education and empathetic support for individuals and partners impacted by such gross boundary violations.”

TAMARA

Contact Us

Phone: 02 8920 3611
Email: admin@blueknot.org.au
PO Box 597 Milsons Point NSW 1565
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm AEST

Blue Knot Helpline
Phone: 1300 657 380
Email: helpline@blueknot.org.au 
Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm AEST

For media comment, please contact:
Dr Cathy Kezelman AM
0425 812 197 or ckezelman@blueknot.org.au

For media enquiries, please contact: 
Jo Scard
0457 725 953 or jo@fiftyacres.com