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Talking about Suicide in General Practice

Event Details


27 February 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm




General Practice

CPD Allocation:

6 Category 2 RACGP points


Joan Sutherland Centre


Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street Penrith

Key Presenter/s:

Presented by Black Dog Institute. The Black Dog Institute aims to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness through the rapid translation of high quality research into improved clinical treatments, increased accessibility to mental health services and delivery of long-term public health solutions.


Suitable for GPs and Practice Nurses

This workshop aims to increase health professionals' skill and confidence in recognising presentations where suicide risk is high. You will learn how to undertake a detailed risk assessment, and provide effective management planning using a collaborative, team based approach.

At the completion of the module, participants will be able to:

  • Undertake a suicide risk assessment effectively
  • Develop a collaborative safety plan
  • Provide effective management following a suicide attempt


RSVP date:

22 February 2018


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