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Suicide and Self-Harm Research Exercise North West (SSHaRE NoW): Prioritie...

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G306 Jean McFarlane Building

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The goals of this free event are to provide an opportunity to network and identify research priorities for self-harm and suicide prevention in the North West (Lunch and refreshments will be available).

This event is aimed at those:

  • Actively researching within the field of self-harm or suicide

  • Individuals or carers with personal experience of self-harm

  • Health professionals working with service users who self-harm or experience suicidal behaviour

  • Representatives from 3rd sector organisations supporting people who self-harm or experience suicidal behaviours

The morning session will include talks from individuals working within suicide and self-harm prevention. Introductions: Clare Milford Haven (Founder and Trustee of The James Wentworth-Stanley Memorial Fund). Keynote speakers from The University of Manchester include:

Professor Nav Kapur “The Centre for Suicide Prevention: recent findings & new directions”

Professor Gillian Haddock “Improving outcomes for people experiencing suicidality: the current state of the art in psychological treatments and key areas for future focus

Also presenting: Professor Taj Nathan (Cheshire Wirral Partnership) and Louise Bennett (Expert by Experience)

The afternoon session will provide an opportunity to discuss the following important groups and areas for self-harm and suicide prevention in:

  • Children and Young People

  • Offenders

  • Crisis Intervention services

  • Self-harm and Suicidal Ideation in the community

For more information contact: Pooja Saini psaini@liverpool.ac.uk, Peter Taylor peter.taylor-2@manchester.ac.uk or Kathryn Gardner KJGardner@uclan.ac.uk

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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