Events on: April 19, 2021

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Suicide Prevention Australia Symposium 2021

The Suicide Prevention Australia Symposium 2021 presents a unique opportunity to bring the brightest minds together with the latest thinking to promote excellence in suicide prevention. This online event provides a gateway to unite suicide prevention experts to showcase evidence-based solutions and robust discussion, focused on solutions for saving lives. Given the challenges and uncertainly posed by COVID19, our annual National Suicide Prevention Conference will be replaced by the symposium in 2021. The theme, ‘Gateway to Excellence’, is aligned with our commitment to enhance best practice. Striving for excellence in suicide prevention is imperative for delivering safe, high quality and consistent standards of care. Held on 19-22 April 2021, this online symposium will attract around 500 delegates to hear from international keynote speakers, participate in workshops and collaborate with their peers. The symposium will focus on the themes of: • Stigma, mental ill-health and suicide; • Psychological and social risk factors; • Postvention and exposure to suicide; and • Support and care to vulnerable population groups. As the national peak body for suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Australia promotes quality improvement to build sector capability and allocates millions of dollars for research. We are dedicated to identifying and responding to gaps […]