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Suicide Prevention Event 22nd October

The Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DS.
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The Albany Centre, Glasgow

October 22, 9:30am-12:30pm

Glasgow’s Third Sector has a crucial role to play in preventing suicide in this city. This event aims to bring the sector up to speed on national and local prevention strategies, and to give the third sector an opportunity to consider and promote its role. This event is aimed at third sector staff who regularly work with people in serious distress. It will be suitable for front line staff and those working in policy, service development and training.

After the event you will be more aware of national and local suicide prevention strategies, the different levels of suicide training on offer and be able to identify the role your organisation can play in preventing suicide, as well as your organisational training needs.


Rose Fitzpatrick, the chair of the Scottish Government’s National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group, which has been established to drive implementation of the Government’s new Suicide Prevention Action Plan.

Larry Callery, ASIST Consultant Trainer, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde on Suicide Prevention training courses and how the third sector can get more involved.

Louise Creber, from Mental Health Network Greater Glasgow & Clyde, a third sector organisation, on their role and experience in suicide prevention and supporting people in distress.

There will be short workshops after the speakers to capture the third sector’s role in Suicide Prevention.