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Suicide Prevention Summit online recordings available for download


The Suicide Prevention Summit (held on 12-14 April) was recorded live and now has available on-demand recordings for free on the Mental Health Academy website. The videos will only be available until Sunday 28 April. Topics covered within the summit are listed below:
  • Self-harm and Suicide Prevention in Young People: Where is the Evidence and What More Needs to Be Done?
  • Understanding Context and Identifying Needs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention
  • Alcohol Use and Suicide: Research Findings and Potential for Prevention
  • A Peer Support Response to Thoughts and Feelings of Suicide: Alternatives to Suicide Peer Support Groups
  • Communicating About Suicide: Navigating the Evidence for Public and Private Discussions
  • Safety Planning for Suicide Prevention
  • Five Challenges in Helping the Suicidal Person
  • Suicide Prevention with Disaster-and Trauma-affected Clients
  • Digital Solutions for Suicide Prevention: Examples of Brilliant Failures and Good Practices
  • Suicide Prevention in International Context: Progress and Challenges
  • Zero Suicide: The Dogged Pursuit of Perfection in Health Care
  • Half a Century of Counselling: What Experience Has Taught Me About Suicide
  • Growing the Evidence Base and Best Practice for the Effective Engagement and Integration of People with Lived Experience of Suicide
  • Helplines and Online Support Services: Who Uses Them and How Can They Help?
  • Tackling Challenges of the Online Environment and Suicide-related Internet Use: A Role for Clinicians?
The purpose of the Summit was to equip practicing mental health professionals in Australia with the most up-to-date, advanced knowledge and treatment options on suicide prevention.

To achieve that, they assembled 15 of the most highly respected global experts on suicide into one online specialised Summit.
Mental Health Academy are assisting to equip every practicing mental health professional in Australia with global best-practice knowledge and skills on suicide prevention, thereby making a tangible reduction on suicide rates.
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