Everymind’s, Suicide Prevention Project Lead, Alexandra Culloden will be in Hobart this week, presenting at the 10th Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium.
Celebrating 10 years of discussions and education, the Symposium enhances collaboration between like-minded professionals in the sector who are passionate about improving regional mental health services.
Hosting a diverse line up of speakers and presentations, this year’s Symposium will focus on a range of topics looking at improving the service delivery of mental health services and outcomes in rural and remote Australia.
Mindframe recognises the unique needs of rural and remote Australia in regards to suicide prevention, and we work with communities and Primary Health Networks (PHNs) on developing safe key messaging and communications about suicide and suicide prevention.
Date: Tuesday, 16 October, 2018
Time: 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Topic: Suicide Prevention Project Lead, Alexandra Culloden will lead the Mindframe presentation, highlighting the evidence-based guidelines and our work with local media and the suicide prevention sector.
Three key learnings from Alexandra’s presentation include:
- Understanding the importance of safe and accurate reporting and communication about suicide.
- Understanding the unique nature of messaging for suicide prevention in rural and remote areas.
- Understanding Mindframe guidelines and methodology and how this is applied to benefit rural and remote areas.