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Waitaha World Suicide Prevention Day Symposium

Wednesday, August 09, 2017   Posted in: Conferences By: Administrator With tags: maori, conferences, mental wellbeing, prevention, symposium, suicide

He Waka Tapu and the Waitaha Suicide Prevention Action (WSPA) group present this annual Suicide Prevention Sypmosium. This year's theme is Behind the Numbers: All people All communities.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your whanau and community? It will be a place where we can gather together and tackle this national epidemic and gain the skills so we can help those whom need us the most.

Come along and talk because suicide prevention is everybody's business.

Date: Friday 15th September 2017
Time: 9.30am to 2.40pm
Location: Celebration Centre (81 Bickerton Street, Aranui, Christchurch)

Get more information on the Waitaha World Suicide Prevention Day Symposium, including how to register.

Keynote Speakers at the Symposium include:

  • Chris Bowden - Lecturer in the School of Education at Victoria University of Wellington
  • Jamie Allen - Project Coordinator of Taranaki Retreat
  • Dr Steve Duffy - Clinical Director and Psychiatrist
  • Sala Tiatia - Principal of Te Kauapa Whakaora
  • Jaye Pukupuke - Founder and Director of Bros for Change Limited
  • Corinda Taylor - Founder of the Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust.

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