SPIN Conference 2016

This year’s Thames Valley Suicide Prevention and Intervention Network (SPIN) conference will be taking place on Tuesday 13th September 2016 at Unipart in Oxford, OX4 2PG

Key presentations include:

Suicide: The Impact on the Bereaved, Dr Sharon McDonnell, Director, Suicide Bereavement UK and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Manchester

Suicide and Self-harm in England: an update, Professor Keith Hawton, Consultant Psychiatrist and Director for the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry Centre for Suicide Research

The Farming Community Network: an overview of our organisation and our role in suicide prevention, Glyn Evans, Regional Director: The Farming Community Network

Sessions promoting suicide prevention and postvention work in the Thames Valley will cover the following themes:

  • Support for those bereaved by suicide
  • Real time suicide surveillance
  • Suicide prevention in children and young people
  • Use of technology for self-help, support and clinical practice
  • Initiatives within mental health care
  • Suicide awareness and prevention training
  • Overview of Samaritans work across the Thames Valley

Further details may be found here