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)
Early Bird tickets available until 30 September @ $80 per person:
Full Price tickets for those booking after 30 September @ $100 per person:
A limited number of concessionary tickets are available, please contact StopMaleSuicide@gmail.com for details before 30 September.
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
11.30-13.00: 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
13.45-14.45: 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
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