Stop Male Suicide In SA Seminar

More than ten men die by suicide every month in the South Australia. The economic cost of male suicide in SA is estimated to be $1.1B per year. This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in SA by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Adelaide.

EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in SA Seminar

DATE: Tuesday 15th November 2016

TIME: 9am – 4pm

 LOCATION: Adelaide (venue to be confirmed)

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REGISTRATION:

Early Bird tickets available until 30 September @ $80 per person:

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8FBX3N7FMBP64

Full Price tickets for those booking after 30 September @ $100 per person:

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8FBX3N7FMBP64

A limited number of concessionary tickets are available, please contact StopMaleSuicide@gmail.com for details before 30 September.

PROGRAM:

9.00: REGISTRATION

9.30-11.00: SESSION ONE: FACT, THEORY, FIRST PERSON ACCOUNTS

9.30: Keynote Presentation (speaker to be confirmed)

10.00: It ain’t weak to speak, representive from the LIVIN project on helping young men to get help

10.30: Stopping Male Suicide in SA, Glen Poole, Stop Male Suicide Project

11.00-11.30: BREAK

11.30-13.00: SESSION TWO: SHARING BEST PRACTICE

11.30: Michelle Caston, MATES In Construction, preventing male suicide in the workplace

12.00: Speaker to be confirmed

12.30: Michael Clark, Life Change Mentor, on building a movement to stop male suicide

13.00-13.45: LUNCH

13.45-14.45: SESSION THREE: SUICIDE PREVENTION SKILLS

13.45: Deb Gleeson and David Moran, Mental Health First Aiders on improving men’s mental health literacy

14.45: Brendan Kelly, Suicide Prevention Trainer on how to have conversations with suicidal men

14.45-15.15: BREAK

15.15-16.15: SESSION FOUR: STOPPING MALE SUICIDE TOGETHER

15:15 Vanessa Boully of the Yorke Peninsular Suicide Prevention Network, on the challenges of building community resilience in a diverse rural community.

15:45: Facilitated group discussion reflecting on experiences form the day and exploring shared objectives and opportunities for collaboration in the drive to Stop Male Suicide.

FURTHER INFORMATION: StopMaleSuicide@gmail.com

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