2021 Suicide Prevention Summit – free and online

The Australian Mental Health Academy & Lifeline Australia

LIVE   14-16 May 2021 ON-DEMAND   17 May – 20 June 2021

This conference is unbeatable, I wouldn’t miss it for the world…


Look who’s on the 3-day program: the list speaks for itself, our best and brightest…

Prof. David A. Jobes, Director, The Catholic University of America Suicide Prevention Laboratory

A/Prof. Jonathan Singer, President, American Association of Suicidology

Prof. Cirecie West-Olatunji, Director, XULA Center for Traumatic Stress Research

Prof. Brian Draper, Professor (Conjoint) of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales

Prof. Debra Rickwood, Professor of Psychology, University of Canberra

Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, President, United Suicide Survivors International

Leilani Darwin, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategy, Black Dog Institute

Dr. Zac Seidler, Research Fellow, Orygen/University of Melbourne

Jorgen Gullestrup, Founder and CEO, MATES in Construction

Amy Webster, Clinical Manager, Lifeline

Ingrid Ozols, Managing Director, Mental Health At Work

Carmen Betterridge, Director and Principal Psychologist, Suicide Risk Assessment Australia

Bronwen Edwards, Founder and CEO, Roses in the Ocean

Dr. Adam Hill, Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society

Martina McGrath, Research Officer, Roses in the Ocean

Dr. Tara Hunt, Research and Engagement Manager, Lifeline Research Foundation

Dr. Jennifer Ma, Research Fellow in Psychology, University of Canberra

Dr. Anna Brooks, National Manager, Lifeline Research Foundation

Malarni Gaskell, Individual Placement Support Team, Act for Kids

Amy Kaukiainen, Psychologist, Act for Kids

Jade Ritchie, Clinical Services Practice Quality Consultant, Act for Kids

Carrie Lumby, Strategic Advisor, Roses in the Ocean

Tina Kenny, Suicide Prevention Peer Workforce Manager, Roses in the Ocean

Alan Woodward, Advisor on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, Researcher and Evaluator

ORGANISER: Mental Health Academy

Mental Health Academy (MHA) is a global provider of continuing professional development (CPD) education for the mental health industry. MHA members enjoy access to over 700 hours of CPD online, conveniently accessible from anywhere, on-demand, 24/7.

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Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Lifeline is committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope.
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For help in Australia

Salvation Army Care Line     1300 36 36 22

Reach Out     http://au.reachout.com/tough-times

Headspace     Register and chat now at eheadspace, or call 1800 650 890  Headspace

Lifeline    13 11 14 https://www.lifeline.org.au/

Mensline Australia 1300 78 99 78 (24 hour phone counselling and referral)

Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36


Mates in Construction: 1300 642 111

QLife        1800 184 527    Phone & Chat  3.00 pm – 12.00 pm everyday

SANE Australia help helpline@sane.org

SANE Australia Helpline  Chat –  Talk to a mental health professional (weekdays, 10 am-10 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time) 1800 187 263

Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800 (24 hour phone counselling)

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 (Professional call back service referral line operates seven days a week)

Veterans Line 1800 011 046 (after hours professional telephone crisis counselling for veterans and their families

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