Self Harm & Suicide Prevention Conference


 

From Harm to Hope

The National Self Harm and Suicide Prevention Conference

 

Theme - Apathy: The growing need for us to listen to our 'hysterical' women.

 

Friday 28th February 2020

 

£100 per delegate place

As a third sector organisation, we appreciate the barriers that many professionals face when accessing CPD opportunities. We are proud to offer  reduced ticket prices to ensure those who support people bereaved by suicide can improve their skills and knowledge in a more affordable way. Some things are more important than just making money.  

 

 

 

Conference details:

The theme of our conference is Apathy: The growing need for us to listen to our 'hysterical' women. 

The theme of this conference 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.

Join us to explore:  Apathy, The growing need for us to listen to our 'hysterical' women. With presentations and workshops around trauma, personality disorder, self harm, domestic abuse and eating disorders we hope the day will respond time the needs of women, firmly and positively. 

This exciting new event will bring together private, public, voluntary and community sector organisations, individuals with lived experience of self harm and suicide prevention and practitioners & academics within the field in an ethos of joint working and shared experience.

Our conference is themed around five strategic areas:

  • Collaborative partnership
  • Service user representation
  • Effective practice
  • Driving change
  • Overcoming stigma and discrimination

Delegates can expect to take away from the conference a range of knowledge, inspiration and practical applications for the implementation in real life personal and professional situations. Learning from some of the leaders in the field, delegates will have access to interactive sessions that can drive change in the field of self harm and suicide prevention.

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Professor Tammi Walker - Forensic


Dr Pauline Turnbull - NCISH


Dr Sarah Cassidy - Autism


Dr Trudi Seneviratne - Perinatal Mental Health


Harmless
 

 

Confirmed Workshops:

Andrea Cockram & Christine Milburn - Trauma


Andrea Cockram - Personality Disorders


First Steps - Eating Disorders


Pam Burrows - Self care


Lisa Carter - Perinatal Mental Health


Kevin Mantle - LGBT & Equality


Claire Dixon (Harmless) - Domestic Violence

 
 
Venue:

The conference will be held at the specialist conference venue in the heart of Nottingham, The Nottingham Conference Centre at Nottingham Trent University. For directions please click here

 

Where can I find more information?

If you would like more information about the forthcoming conference, then please email admin@harmless.org.uk

Or speak directly to a member of our team on: 0115 880 0280

 

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