Authors: Michael Dudley
Event: 2012 TheMHS Summer Forum
Subject: suicide prevention, psychiatry, 2012 Summer Forum Confronting Self Harm: from understanding to responding
Type of resource: Summer Forum Presentations & Papers
Abstract: Michael Dudley, recently awarded Member of Order of Australia (AM), Chairperson of the Suicide Prevention Australia Board since 2001, Conjoint Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales and Psychiatrist at Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospitals. He conducts research into risk and protective factors in youth and has extensive experience in working with youth, indigenous people, and refugees who are at risk of suicide and self-harm. Currently a member of both the Australian Suicide Prevention Advisory Committee (ASPAC) and the Advisory Board of Inspire Foundation’s ‘Reach Out!’ program.
Topic: Self-harm and refugees and asylum seekers