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Preventing Suicide in Young People & Children

Friday 21 September 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Preventing Suicide in Young People & Children

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“Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds worldwide counting for 8% of all deaths In the UK, suicide is the leading cause of death in young people, accounting for 14% of deaths in 10-19 year olds and 21% of deaths in 20-34 year olds” Suicide by children and young people, National Confidential Inquiry

“NHS Trusts have been urged to encourage their staff to share patient information with family and other organisations, particularly a young person’s school when they are vulnerable to self-harm or suicide.” Ged Flynn CEO PAPYRUS

By attending this one day conference you will hear from expert speakers on how your service can reduce preventable suicides and save young lives. Through national updates, case studies from multi-agency settings and personal story insight, this conference aims to set the scene for progress already being made and what needs to change to implement the National Inquiry key recommendations, in line with the Five Year Forward View for improved young people’s mental health care.

Benefits of attending. This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve services, practice and treatment to reduce preventable suicides and save young lives.
  • Discuss the national data and evidence base currently on young suicides, and use this to direct service improvement
  • Reflect on the lived experience of bereavement by young suicide
  • Develop your skills and improve competence, awareness and proactivity in responding to preventable young suicides
  • Learn from current best practice in reducing preventable suicides and save young lives
  • Learn from experts working in reducing preventable suicides and save young lives
  • Learn from established practice improving access to services for high risk groups
  • Understand how to work with young people and carers who are engaging with mental services for high risk groups of Young People
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

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