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19-20 June 2019, Manchester Central

19-20 June 2019 . Manchester Central

Preventing Suicide Saving Lives – Panel discussion

20th June, 3:00-3:45pm  |  Main stage


Chair: Paul Jenkins, NHS Confederation Trustee and Chief Executive of Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

One in fifteen people have attempted to take their own lives and suicide is the most common cause of death amongst men between the ages of 20 and 49 in the UK. This session will hear from individuals and families with personal experience of dealing with suicide and explore what different parts of the system can do to underline that suicide prevention is everyone’s business.


  • Joe Rafferty, Chief Executive, Mersey Care
  • Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive, Samaritans

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