Knowledgeshare: Guidance for communicating about suicide/self-harm (28 February 2024)

This workshop will provide practical and evidence-based guidance for rail operators communicating about suicide and self-harm, including examples of how language can have either a positive or negative impact on a person’s life.

Everymind is a leading Institute dedicated to the prevention of mental ill-health and suicide. They have been delivering successful mental health and suicide prevention programs for over 30 years.

Their Mindframe program supports safe media reporting and public communication about suicide, mental health concerns, alcohol and other drugs. Guidelines are here.

DATE: Wednesday 28 February 2024

TIME: 1230pm-1pm (EDST)

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Meeting ID: 433 219 094 259
Passcode: fCCHum

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Meet the Speakers

Dr Elizabeth Paton is Project Lead on the Mindframe program at Everymind, supporting safe media reporting and public communication about suicide, mental health concerns, and alcohol and other drugs. Prior to joining Everymind, Elizabeth worked as a science communication researcher, media and communications lecturer and journalist.  

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