Parents Beyond Breakup

Parents Beyond Breakup is a charity that supports parents experiencing trauma related to family breakdown and separation. Separation from their former partner and from their children; a factor closely linked to suicide in Australia.

Every child deserves the best start in life and that is why we work so hard to keep separated parents alive and in their kids lives.

Dads in Distress and Mums in Distress are two of our front line support services.

Dads in Distress

Dads in Distress

Mums in Distress

Mums in Distress



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Fathers Day Report Published

This Is the first of a series of reports on separating dads and the issue of suicide.

Click here to view our report at

In this first report, we look at trust and its impact on dads getting help.

Also, how well are we performing as a suicide prevention support service....

2020 Mens Health Awards National Winner

Best support response to COVID19. Win based on fast shift to a safe online support model when in-person groups were suspended due to pandemic restrictions. Two services launched were online support meetings (details at MIDs and DIDs) and the Virtual Veranda online forum.

It's our 21st birthday!

Check out how we intend to make the next 21 even better.

We can only do it with your support, and there's room for everyone.

Be part of the future. Be part of the solution.

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Tell us your dad story

As part of our #dadsalive campaign to reduce separated dad suicide, we're featuring non custodial dad stories to help the public better understand the issues, and also the stories of the women in their lives that love them; be that daughters, sisters, new partners or grandmothers. We want to hear from you, to hear and to feature your story.

Read the stories here or tell us yours.

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