Public lecture: Strategies to reduce suicide: initiatives in Australia and potential wider implications' Event as iCalendar

11 December 2018

5 - 7pm

Venue: FMHS Grafton Campus

Location: 85 Park Rd Grafton

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Helen Christensen

You are invited to attend a public lecture 'Strategies to reduce suicide: initiatives in Australia and potential wider implications'  presented by Downtown Auckland Rotary Club Visiting Scholar, Professor Helen Christensen. 

Scientia Professor Helen Christensen, Director and Chief Scientist at the Black Dog Institute and a Professor of Mental Health at the Univesity of New South Wales, is a leading expert on using technology to deliver evidence-based interventions for the prevention and treatment of depression, anxiety, suicide, and self-harm.

Professor Christensen's research also encompasses prevention of mental health problems in young people through school-based research programs. The aim of these programs is the prevention of depression and suicide risk through eMental Health interventions.

On the Million Minds panel, a government initiative that has brought together the most distinguished academics and mental health professionals to reduce the prevalence of mental illness and suicide, Helen is one of only two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) John Cade Research Fellows and Chief Investigator for the Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention.

This public lecture is supported by the Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland, with the generous sponsorship of the Ted and Mollie Carr Medical Travel Fund.

Date: 11 December

Time: 5-7 pm

5pm refreshments: Atrium, Ground floor, Building 505, Grafton Campus
6pm lecture starts: Rm 501-110, Level 1, Building 501, Grafton Campus

Please RSVP by Friday 30 November here.