Mindframe briefing on ABS 2021 Causes of Death data

Wednesday, October 19, 2022. 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) will be releasing its 2021 Causes of Death data on Wednesday, 19 October 2022 at 11:30am AEDT. This data set will include annual national suicide information.

Everymind will host a joint online briefing session with the ABS for media and those working in the mental health and suicide prevention sector on the statistics specifically relating to suicide deaths.

What:

ABS 2021 Causes of Death data release

When:

Wednesday, 19 October 2022, 11:30am – 12:30pm AEDT

Speakers:
  • Dr Jaelea Skehan OAM, Director of Everymind
    An overview of the key preliminary 2021 Causes of Death data.
  • Christine Morgan, CEO of the National Mental Health Commission
    Dr Michael Gardner, Head of the National Suicide Prevention Office
    A discussion about the data within the broader national context.
  • Dr Elizabeth Paton, Mindframe Project Lead, Everymind
    Advice to assist on accurate, sensitive and non-stigmatising reporting and communication about the new data.
  • Hayley Purdon, suicide prevention and lived experience advocate
    Insight into the importance of remembering that real people, families and communities are behind the numbers in this data.

This will be followed by a Q&A session with all speakers. ABS representatives will also be available to respond to specific questions about the data.


Organisations and individuals are invited to register below

You will receive login details to join the online briefing upon registration.

Registration for this briefing will close at 10:00am AEDT, Wednesday, 19 October 2022
For more information please contact Mindframe on (02) 4924 6900 or email: [email protected]

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