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Suicide Risk Mitigation: Best Practice

Dr Annette Beautrais has a broad background in health and mental health research with specific expertise and experience in suicide research and prevention. She has conducted multiple research studies, working in New Zealand and internationally, and has published extensively about suicide and suicide prevention. Annette has worked with the World Health Organisation and served on the board of the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Annette is Adjunct Professor at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, and currently works as the Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator with the South Canterbury DHB. In addition, she provides community and professional training in suicide prevention throughout New Zealand.

This workshop will explore will explore suicide: scope of the problem; assessment; risk mitigation & brief interventions; resources (including online); stress & self-care.