Suicide Prevention Webinar
14th September 2022 10.00-11.30am
Friends, Families & Travellers will be launching a new report on Tackling Suicide Inequalities in Gypsy and Traveller communities’ with a webinar on Wed 14 September from 10.00 – 11.30am. The work has been supported by the OHID Public Mental Health team as part of the NHSE Health & Wellbeing programme funding.
For further details and to sign up, please see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tackling-suicide-inequalities-in-gypsy-and-traveller-communities-tickets-414056553297
The event will be chaired by Rachael Maskell MP, member of the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma All Party Parliamentary Group, and Vice Chair of the Suicide and Self-harm Prevention All Party Parliamentary Group. In the session, you will:
- Hear from community speakers on the prevalence of suicide in Gypsy and Traveller communities and it’s impacts
- Explore practical information and recommendations to support professionals to take action on the social inequalities that lead to high risk of suicide among Gypsy and Traveller populations
- Hear practical examples of good practice in ensuring that services are inclusive for Gypsy and Traveller people