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Suicide: From Risk to Safety- Creating Hope Through Action

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Every year organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of how we can create a world where fewer people die by suicide.

This year the North East London (NEL) Suicide prevention Group will host a number of webinars designed to inform and raise awareness about suicide and self-harm. The webinar topics build on the year-round conversation about prevention and align with the NEL suicide prevention work. This year’s theme is “Creating Hope Through Action”,

These Events are open to professionals working in NORTH EAST LONDON. Click on the topic to register you place

6th of September 2022, 1200 – 1330
Suicide: From Risk to Safety
Presented by Dr Chloe Beale, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, Suicide Prevention Lead, ELFT

This session will the problems with risk assessments, how people are excluded from care, and what is the future for helping suicidal patients stay safe.

7th September 2022, 1200 – 1330
Suicide and Autism
Presented by Dr S Murguia Asensio, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead for the Autism Service, ELFT

This workshop will explore experiences of supporting service users who are autistic and feeling suicidal – how can clinicians, family and public help.

8th September 2022, 1200 – 1330
Suicide and Hope “A lived experience”
Presented by Betsy Scott, Patient Experience Manager, ELFT

Stigma derives power from the unspeakable, Talking about suicide has often engendered fear in other with the perception of shame that it carries. Hope is often found in the unlikeliest places. Betsy will share her story on suicide the immediate impact it had and the ripple effect on her and family.

9th September 2022, 1200 – 1330
NEL Safe Connections services
Presented by NEL Safe Connections working group

Find out about the various programmes that the NEL Safe Connections services have been delivering including the Crisis Hub, Grief in pieces, Education and Training and the new App released to support our community access support in a timely manner


Please promote these events across your networks and organisation. Joining links will be circulated 48 hours prior to each delivery date