(02) 6620 1800 [email protected]

The early bird tickets end 13/9/19

Australia’s only national youth suicide prevention-focused summit, this event focuses on evidence-based multi-stakeholder approaches to youth mental health. You will be connecting with a diverse range of workers throughout the country to tackle this important issue to learn from one another and further develop a national approach to youth suicide prevention together.

At this event we will cover:

  • Latest developments in evidence-based suicide prevention
  • Strong case examples of multi-stakeholder approaches to suicide prevention
  • Improving coordinated responses to suicide crisis at postvention stage
  • Policy & public health led approaches to youth suicide prevention
  • Youth mental health promotion & early intervention in schools & education institutions
  • Empowering Aboriginal-led approaches to suicide prevention in Indigenous communities

The summit will also allow you to hear from some key speakers including: 

  • Professor Ella Arensman, Chief Scientist, National Suicide Research Foundation (Ireland)
  • Warwick Smith, Director, Youth Mental Health (NMHS), Department of Health WA
  • Dr Peggy Brown, Senior Clinical Advisor, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
  • David Wild, National Clinical Advisor – Be You, headspace
  • + many more

In addition to the summit, you have an opportunity to attend interactive workshops, maximising your time out of the office:

  • Workshop A: Mental health first aid for the suicidal person
  • Workshop B: safeTALK: Suicide alertness for everyone
  • Workshop C: Aboriginal cultural safety training with VACCH
  • Australian Youth Suicide Prevention Summit