Preventing Suicide in Young People & Children

Friday 1 February 2019 De Vere West One Conference Centre, London 

Chaired by Karen Mellanby, Director of Networks and Communities, Mind, and with opening presentations from a young patient leader, the Royal College of Psychiatrists and NHS England, this one day conference will look at how you can reduce preventable suicides and save young lives in your service.

Through national updates, case studies from multi-agency settings and lived experience insight, this conference aims to set the scene for progress already being made and what needs to change to implement the National Inquiry key recommendations, in line with the Five Year Forward View for improved young people’s mental health care.

 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20pmha when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/preventing-suicide-in-young-people-and-children or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Help identify priorities for preventing suicide amongst autistic people 

On average, autistic people are nine times more likely to die by suicide than non-autistic people. Leading researchers and charities are looking for health professionals, policy makers and service providers to join autistic people and their families in helping shape future prevention plans.

Please consider completing this online survey about priorities for research and policy:

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The project is led by Dr Sarah Cassidy at Nottingham University with support from Newcastle and Coventry Universities, the UK’s autism research charity Autistica, the NIHR’s James Lind Alliance and international autism research organisation INSAR.