Archive Stop Male Suicide In Queensland Program

enQLDNearly 10 men die by suicide every week in Queensland.  This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in QLD by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Brisbane.

EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in QLD Seminar

DATE: Friday 3rd June 2016

TIME: 9am – 4pm

LOCATION: Norman Park Bowls Club, 43 Norman Ave, QLD 4170

TRANSPORT:

  • 10 minutes from CBD with plenty of off-street parking
  • Bus route 235 from city, get off at Stop 18 Wynnum Road
  • City Cat to New Farm Park then cross ferry to Norman Park
  • Train via Cleveland LIne to Norman Park

LATEST NEWS: Male Suicide in QLD Up 35%

PROGRAM

9.00: REGISTRATION 

For speaker biographies click here now.

9.30: WELCOME

9.45:  STOPPING MALE SUICIDE IN QLD: THE FACTS

Glen Poole, Stop Male Suicide project

10.00: Tim Fisk, Complete Men (lived experience speaker)

10.15: Paul Mischefski, Australian Men’s Health Forum/Men’s Wellbeing

10.30: Rhett Foreman (lived experience speaker)

10.45: Justin Geange, singer, actor, mental health campaigner

11.00: BREAK

11.30-12.05: SHARING BEST PRACTICE (PART ONE)

Breakout 1: Jorgen Gullestrup, Mates In Construction, preventing suicide in the workplace

Breakout 2: Camelia Perkins and Troy Holland, preventing male suicide in rural and regional Queensland

Breakout 3: Lee Crockford, Spur Projects, engaging young men in suicide prevention

12.10-12.45: SHARING BEST PRACTICE (PART TWO)

Breakout 4: Bronwen Edwards, Roses In The Ocean, empowering communities to prevent male suicide by sharing lived experience

Breakout 5: Amanda Sillars, The Eeny Meeny Miney Mo Foundation, suicide risk amongst alienated children and alienated parents

Breakout 6: Casey Lyons, LIVIN, spreading the message “It Ain’t Weak To Speak”

Breakout 7: Shana Challenor, CAPS, transforming the lives of men at risk of suicide

12.45-13.30: LUNCH

13.30-14.30: REFLECTING ON MALE SUICIDE PREVENTION 

Breakout 8: Men’s groups, how men can help men, Tim Fisk, Complete Men

Breakout 9: Sharing experiences of losing a loved one to suicide with Natalie While (RU OK?); Casey Lyons (LIVIN) and Bronwen Edwards (Roses In The Ocean)

Breakout 11: Ross Romeo, community-based approaches to suicide prevention

Breakout 12: Giving people the skills to prevent suicide, Nicole McPhee, Lifeline

14.30: BREAK

15.00-16.00: SESSION FOUR: STOPPING MALE SUICIDE TOGETHER

Panel Discussion and Q&A: How do we halve the rate of male suicide?

FURTHER INFORMATION: StopMaleSuicide@gmail.com

TO REGISTER: greg@menshealthservices.com.au

LATEST NEWS: Male Suicide in QLD Up 35%

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