theMHS Forum 2023

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Due to feedback from delegates who missed out, we are extending early bird rates for 1 WEEK ONLY, so get in quick!Diverse presenters and perspectives, bi-lateral
policy contexts and real-life examples will inspire you to develop, refine
and deliver effective suicide prevention services within a mental health,
drug and alcohol or trauma setting.
For those inter-state/overseas or those who can’t travel, we wanted to ensure you can still attend TheMHS Forum, so BOOK YOUR VIRTUAL REGISTRATION NOW!
Dates: 21 and 22 March 2023
Venue: Mercure Sydney
Matthew Tukaki, Director, Suicide Prevention Office, New Zealand

Building back better: The future of the suicide prevention and postvention workforce
The pressure on New Zealand and Australias clinical and non-clinical workforce when it comes to Suicide Prevention, postvention, mental health and addictions will continue to be a challenge in the decades ahead if we dont take a new approach to meet the demand that is already here. Read more…

Ellie Hodges, Chief Executive, Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network (LELAN)

The power of lived experience defining the care experience and building connection with peers in distress
LELAN are systematically bringing the Alternatives to Suicide approach to South Australia. Due to its systems change focus, LELAN’s Alt2Su work is disrupting existing governance arrangements and demonstrating that peer-led community-based options work. Read more…

Paul Pfeiffer, United StatesThe PREVAIL trial: Can a peer specialist intervention prevent suicide attempts?

Dr. Paul N. Pfeiffer is the Susan Crumpacker Brown Research Professor of Depression in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. He is also affiliated with the US Department of Veterans Affairs health system. He is a psychiatrist who conducts research related to peer support interventions for depression and suicide prevention. Read more…

SAVE MORE – Group bookings of 5 or more delegates will receive a 5% discount automatically so REGISTER NOW!