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Suicide Bereavement UK’s 7th International Conference
'Suicide Bereavement: Breaking the Silence'
We are thrilled to announce that Suicide Bereavement UK and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust are collaborating for the 7th year running to host Suicide Bereavement UK's International Conference. Fifteen speakers are presenting at this event, covering a wide range of issues directly associated with suicide bereavement and suicide prevention.
Professor Rory O’Connor
Dr. Sharon McDonnell
Dr. Nadeem Gire
Dr. Sarah Cassidy
Dr. Lucy Biddle
Katy Lee Harrison
Father Conor Stainton-Polland
Dr .Alexandra Pitman
Topics covered include
An onstage conversation between David Robb and Angela Samata. David is an actor who has appeared frequently in the West End and starred in many iconic television productions including 'Downton Abbey'
Preliminary findings from the National Suicide Bereavement Survey
Understanding suicidal behaviour
Critical incident management after a suicide
Talking about suicide with autistic people
Suicide and attempted suicide on UK roads
Suicide prevention and the internet
Culture, ethnicity and self-harm: a focus on South Asians
Suicide and its impact on a Catholic priest
Suicide prevention in prisons
How suicide bereavement research informs our understanding of suicide suggestion
This conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to meet experts working in this newly developing field.
Please choose ONLY ONE of the following workshops when you register.
Workshop 1 - What happens after it happened? Critical incident management after a suicide - Andrea Walraven
Workshop 2 - Culture, ethnicity and self-harm: a focus on South Asians - Dr. Nadeem Gire and Farah Lunat
Workshop 3 - "How do we ask the question?" Talking about suicide with autistic people. - Dr. Sarah Cassidy
Workshop 4 - Making the online world safer is a major challenge for suicide prevention.- Dr. Lucy Biddle
Workshop 5 - Suicide and attempted suicide on UK roads - Katy Lee Harrison
Workshop 6 - Suicide prevention in prisons - Jenny Rees and Guy Pidduck
Who should attend?
This event is suitable for those who come into contact with those bereaved or affected by suicide, examples might include:
Mental health professionals
Those who specialise in suicide prevention
Those developing/implementing a postvention service
Front line staff (Police, Ambulance and Fire Service)
Those responsible for implementing the suicide prevention strategy,
Third sector etc
Is this conference suitable for those bereaved by suicide?
This event is organised to inform and guide professionals who come into contact with those bereaved by suicide and those in a position to influence policy and practice. Therefore, it is presented in a factual manner and so is not suitable for people bereaved by suicide during the early stages and/or struggling to cope with their loss.
Please note this event is always over-subscribed, so you will need to register asap to avoid disappointment.