Three men die by suicide every month in the Australian Capital Territory. The economic cost of male suicide in ACT is estimated to be $216m per year. This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in ACT by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Canberra.
EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in ACT Seminar
DATE: Thursday 17th November 2016
TIME: 9am – 4.15 pm
LOCATION: OzHelp Foundation, 41-45 Tennant St, Fyshwick, ACT 2609
Early Bird tickets available until 17 October @ $80 per person:
Full Price tickets for those booking after 17 October @ $100 per person:
A limited number of concessionary tickets are available, please contact StopMaleSuicide@gmail.com for details before 30 September.
KEY SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
- Martin Fisk, Menslink
- Tony Holland, OzHelp Foundation
- Brendan Maher, R U OK?
- Brenton Tainsh, Living Works
- Tracey McMahon and Alisha Tarrant, Lifeline Canberra
- Glen Poole, Stop Male Suicide
9.30-11.00: SESSION ONE: FACT, THEORY, FIRST PERSON ACCOUNTS
9.30: Keynote Presentation (speaker to be confirmed)
10.00: Lived Experienced Speakers
10.30: Stopping Male Suicide in ACT, Glen Poole Stop Male Suicide Project
11.30-13.00: SESSION TWO: SHARING BEST PRACTICE
11.30: Brendan Maher, CEO, R U OK?
12.00: Tony Holland, CEO, OzHelp Foundation
12.30: Martin Fisk, CEO, MensLink
13.45-14.45: SESSION THREE: SUICIDE PREVENTION SKILLS
13.45: Tracey McMahon, Training Co-ordinator and Alisha Tarrant, Training Co-ordinator, Lifeline Canberra
14.15: Brenton Tainsh, LivingWorks, Australian Director
15.15-16.15: SESSION FOUR: STOPPING MALE SUICIDE
Facilitated plenary session reflecting on experiences form the day and exploring shared objectives and opportunities for collaboration in the drive to Stop Male Suicide.
THIS EVENT IS SUPPORTED BY:
FURTHER INFORMATION: StopMaleSuicide@gmail.com