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MSRC's Thomas Joiner to give keynote at ANSPC 2012

Suicide Prevention Australia is excited to announce the Annual National Suicide Prevention Conference 2012 titled Innovation in Suicide Prevention – Bringing it Together. The conference will take place on the 11th and 12th of October, in the beautiful city of Sydney at the coastside Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach.

As the title suggests, this meeting is designed to deliver a new and exciting conference format, and consisting of a program that is innovative, educational and relevant.

The conference themes will include (but not be limited to):

- Workplace Suicide Prevention
- Public Health
- Community Awareness and Education
- Sector Coordination
- Technology / Youth and Innovation
- Indigenous Suicide Prevention
- GLBTI Suicide Prevention
- Postvention
- Lived experience of suicide

The aim of The National Suicide Prevention Conference reflects Suicide Prevention Australia’s mission – “To make suicide prevention everybody’s business”.

More specifically, the conference seeks to provide a forum to bring together researchers, practitioners, policy makers, industry and those with a lived experience in order to break down (perceived) divisions between these groups; and provide a common platform for all representatives engaged in the field of suicide prevention and crisis intervention to share and exchange knowledge, skills and experiences; and facilitate the development of a cohesive, united, and responsive suicide prevention sector.

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