Last day to register: World Suicide Prevention Day Community Forum

Today is the last day to register for the World Suicide Prevention Day Community Forum, being held at The Greek Club, 29 Edmonton Street,South Brisbane. The event is being held by the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, and will present a host of guest speakers including:

  • Mr Ivan Frkovic, Queensland Mental Health Commissioner
  • Dr Peggy Brown, CEO, National Mental Health Commission
  • Professor Sheena Reilly, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Health), Griffith University
  • Professor David Crompton OAM, Director, Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
  • Ms Cynthia Morton, Bestselling author, blogger, speaker and founder of the multi-award winning Emotional Fitness Program
  • Mr John Mendoza, Director, ConNetica andAdjunct Professor, University of the Sunshine Coast and Adjunct Associate Professor, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney
  • Ms Janet Martin, Director, Clinical Governance,  Office of the Chief Psychiatrist, Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Branch, Department of Health
  • Mr Jorgen Gullestrup, CEO, Mates in Construction Queensland
  • Ms Jill Fisher, Suicidologist, 2011 winner of International Association for Suicide Prevention Norman Farberow Award
  • Ms Pam Barker, General Manager, Open Doors Youth Service and Mr Chris Pickard, Team Leader Reconnect program, Open Doors Youth Service
  • Ms Michelle Combo, Team Leader and Mr Robert Pedley - Way Forward: An Indigenous Approach to Wellbeing Project, Metro South Health
  • Ms Lisa Kunde, Senior Research Assistant, Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

A lived experience panel will also be convened on the day.

Register for the event here