Presentations

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Plenary AM
Update on the national strategy and developments in suicide prevention
Professor Louis Appleby CBE, Chair, National Suicide Prevention Strategy Advisory Group
Gregor Henderson, National Lead Wellbeing & Public Mental Health, Public Health England
Hamish Elvidge, Co-Chair, National Suicide Prevention Alliance and Chair, Matthew Elvidge Trust

Morning Breakout Sessions
1a) Suicide Safer Communities for Young People project.
1b) The Story of local collaboration and collective action to prevent suicide
1c) Reducing suicide on the railway: An industry approach to intervening in suicide attempts and shaping the programme for the future by commissioning new research
1d) AMPARO support following suicide. Learning from developing and implementing a Suicide Liaison Service across Cheshire and Merseyside
1e) The STITCH project: Services and Trusts Integrating To improve Care in self Harm: how and why we set up a Health Integrated Team for self-harm in Bristol
1f) Risk and resilience: identifying and supporting men

Afternoon Breakout Sessions
2a) Men’s Sheds–A community suicide prevention programme–co-production evaluation
2b) Developing a Zero Suicide ambition: experiences from two pilot sites:-
East of England
South West
2c) Suicide and the media: working with local and national press to prevent suicides by improving standards of coverage
Professor David Gunnell research
Samaritans media guidelines
2d) The geographic and demographic specific sensitivities of delivering suicide bereavement services. An exploration of two models
The Tomorrow Project
Outlook South West
2e) How the voluntary sector collaborates to help people get the right help in a crisis
2f) Suicide and offenders: reducing the risk for a population with multiple and complex needs

Plenary PM
Suicide Safer Communities: recognizing community commitments to suicide-safety
Heather Stokes, Vice President, Strategic Development, LivingWorks Education, LivingWorks International