Today is our Nation Self Harm and Suicide Prevention Conference- From Harm to Hope

The day is finally here! Today’s conference is looking at Apathy: The growing need for us to listen to our ‘hysterical’ women. 

This theme is in response to the shocking rise in female suicides. Rates for females’ ages 10-24 has seen the most significant increase with deaths at 3.3 per 100,000 females in the UK.

Research is telling us that whilst men are the most at risk group to die by suicide, the rate of deaths by women are increasing at shocking rate, and Harmless in response have themed our conference around this.

Throughout the day we will see presentations and workshops around self harm, suicide, trauma, personality disorder, domestic abuse, eating disorders and many more. We hope the day will respond to the needs of women, firmly and positively.

Introducing Professor Tammi Walker – Speaker at our From Harm to Hope conference on 28th February 2020

Tammi is a Professor of Psychology at Teesside University. She is a Chartered Psychologist and Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Registered Senior Fellow with Advance HE and a mental health nurse by clinical background.

Tammi is the world’s leading authority on self-harm and suicide by women in prison and has published extensively on the topic. Her 2016 book Preventing Self-Injury and Suicide in Women’s Prisons (with Professor Graham Towl) is widely regarded as the most influential in forensic psychology.

At our conference on 28th February 2020, she will be presenting a session looking at ‘Women in Prison: Suicide, self-harm and the struggle for survival’.

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Introducing Dr Pauline Turnbull – From Harm to Hope Conference Speaker

Dr Pauline Turnbull has over 15 years’ experience in suicide prevention research. She is currently the Project Director for the National Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH). Pauline has a particular interest in research impact. At the From Harm to Hope Conference, Pauline will be drawing upon national data from NCISH to provide a useful context in the areas of suicide and self harm in women.

The ‘From Harm to Hope’, self harm and sucide prevention conference will take place on 28th February 2020 in Nottingham.

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