NSPA Conference 2020

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The NSPA’s 6th suicide prevention conference: 'Suicide prevention: from community to clinician' took place on Tuesday 28th January at the Kia Oval, London.

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Over 300 people came together to network, learn and share at our annual conference ‘Suicide prevention: from community to clinician’ this year.

“I thought the day was excellent, I loved hearing from those affected by suicide bravely talking about their stories and how they influence change in services .

Nadine Dorries MP, Minister for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Patient Safety. Talking via video message to the conference about progress against national strategy and ministerial priorities.

Plenary speakers included:

  • Steve Gilbert, Serious Mental Illness Living Experience Consultant
  • Professor Louis Appleby, National Director for Mental Health in England and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manchester
  • Jacqui Morrissey, Assistant Director, Research & Influencing, Samaritans
  • Jim McManus, Vice President, Association of Directors of Public Health
  • Gregor Henderson, Public Health Strategic Advisor, Public Health England and Chair of National Suicide Prevention Strategy Delivery Group
  • Mark Thomas, Group Manager, Prevention, Community Risk Management Merseyside Fire and Rescue
  • Phil Ainsworth, Public Health Senior Practitioner, Barnsley Council
  • David Mosse, Professor of Social Anthropology, SOAS; Chair, Haringey Suicide Prevention Group

Workshops:

Click here to read the full programme.