History of Suicide

Join us for an enlightening session where we delve into the historical layers contributing to society’s hesitance in addressing suicide. Our expert will guide you through an exploration of how historical perspectives shape contemporary attitudes, language, and policies surrounding suicide.

This short talk is ideal for anyone eager to understand the complexities of suicide through a historical lens. Whether you’re seeking personal enlightenment or professional development, this session promises valuable insights.

Delegates will:

  • Gain insights into the medical and social viewpoints on suicide and responses, uncovering misconceptions and highlighting the importance of holistic approaches to intervention.

  • Discover the pivotal role of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in crafting effective suicide reduction strategies, with a focus on treating depression as a preventive measure.

Talk explores:

  • The historical layers contributing to society’s hesitance in addressing suicide.

  • How historical perspectives shape contemporary attitudes, language, and policies surrounding suicide.

  • Reflections on actionable strategies for better-supporting those prescribed antidepressants, offering practical insights for personal and professional contexts alike.

Time & place

  • Duration: 60 / 90 minute sessions available

  • Delivery: In person / Online

  • Qualification: Certificate of Attendance

  • Age requirement: 16 yrs +

Cost

  • Open training – please contribute at your own comfort level, fully funded tickets are also available

  • In-house training – fee available on request

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