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The Hilton Hotel

Kilmainham

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Headline, Ireland’s national media monitoring programme for mental health and suicide, will hold a symposium featuring experts in the field of mental health and suicide prevention to commemorate its 10 years in operation. The conversation will focus on media coverage of mental health and suicide related issues over the last 10 years with a vision of how Headline can support and engage with media professionals in the future.

The event will be hosted by Director of Headline, John Saunders, and speakers on the day will include Gerry Raleigh, Director of the National Office of Suicide Prevention (NOSP), Professor Ella Arensman, Scientific Director of the National Suicide Research Foundation and President of the International Association of Suicide Prevention, and Brian Farrell, Dublin District Coroner emeritus.

See Change Ambassador, blogger and TV3’s the Elaine Show panellist, Jen Ronan, will give her perspective about the effects of media reporting as someone who experiences mental health difficulties.

Director of Headline, John Saunders, will present Headline’s 2017 Media Awards in recognition of positive media coverage of mental health and suicide.

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Speakers:

  • Gerry Raleigh, National Office of Suicide Prevention

  • Brian Farrell, Dublin District Coroner emeritus

  • Professor Ella Arensman, National Suicide Research Foundation

  • John Saunders CEO of Shine and Director of Headline

  • Jen Ronan –See Change Ambassador, TV3 Elaine Show Panellist and Blogger

Top table discussion and Q and A featuring the above

2017 Media awards:

  • Overall Media Award for positive coverage of mental health and suicide

  • Regional Media Award for positive coverage of mental health and suicide

  • Voice Media Award for coverage given to personal experience of mental health difficulties

  • Headline Student Award for the best student journalism

Followed by Light Lunch

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

01 541 3715

Email: info@headline.ie

www.headline.ie

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