On the 18th  of September 2020 SabrinasReach4Life co-hosted with Charles Darwin University the World Suicide Prevention Day Forum "Stronger Together" . The forum was held at CDU and via ZOOM. The Minister for Health Her Honourable Natasha Fyles opened the forum and applauded the community effort in organising the forum in the NT.

 

Opening speakers

Professor Simon Maddocks, Vice-Chancellor and President, Charles Darwin University

Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O’Halloran AO Administrator of the Northern Territory

Lidia DiLembo , Co-Founder and Director, SabrinasReach4Life.

Youth Speakers

Raquel Samson , Darwin Youth Suicide Prevention Network,

Guest Speakers

  • Christine Morgan  CEO Mental Health Commission, National Suicide Prevention Advisor to the Prime Minister
  • Professor Patrick McGorry Professor of Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne
  • Bronwyn  Edwards  CEO Roses in the Ocean
  • Billie-Jo Napaljarri Wesley  Director /Manager Jintangka, Mental Health Trainer

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Jacinta Hawgood Program Director, Suicidology, Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP)

Jo Robinson   Associate Professor, Head of Suicide Prevention, Orygen

Karen McColl Adviser, SA Office of the Premiers Advocate for Suicide Prevention

Panel: Jade Gooding (Headspace); Professor Dominic Upton (CDU), Matthew Hull (Mates in Construction), Lidia Di Lembo (Sabrinasreach4life),  Kylie Ella (TeamHEALTH), Gill Yearsley (NT PHN)

Download WSPD20 Forum report