About this event

  • Date and time Thu 30 Nov 2023 from 8:30am to 4:15pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Psychiatry

Suicide in the young is a topic of national importance. Impacting families and professionals with some impacts often being long-lasting.

This conference will include multiple perspectives which will contribute to the development of new initiatives aimed at saving lives; for example, interventions with populations at risk, that might include students in schools, colleges and universities. Speakers will include recognised authorities on the topic drawn from various backgrounds. The conference will bring together various sources of expertise.

The primary aim of the conference is to provide a forum for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals, Charities dedicated to the topic of suicide and others (e.g. Children’s Commissioner; those personally touched by suicide) with the opportunity to inform, share and discuss a wide range of issues related to this tragic topic. The event will enable participants to develop fresh perspectives on this topic.

Benefits of attending:

  • Psychiatrists and mental health professionals will update their knowledge
  • Gain an awareness of the need to deal with the aftermath of suicide
  • Increase your awareness of the need to provide a follow up to those affected
  • Greater awareness of the need to breakdown professional and non-professional “Silos” and share perspective 

The Conference will contribute to an increased public awareness of the importance of the topic.


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Early bird pricing available until 19 October 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £46.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£141.00 £84.00 £84.00 £44.00


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Overview of national strategy
Personal impact accounts
Questions and answers
Tea and coffee break

Panel personal impact
Policy / schools
Colleges / universities
Panel discussion

To be confirmed
Tea and coffee break

Panel discussion
Closing remarks


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom


Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Wednesday 29 November 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

Domus reception

While you’re attending this event

Stay in the comfort of our hotel, Domus Medica, or hire one of our private dining rooms to socialise with your peers.

RSM members enjoy access to our enviable club facilities. For more information, please contact our team at domus@rsm.ac.uk or restaurant@rsm.ac.uk.

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