PHA pre-consultation for suicide and post-vention services

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The Public Health Agency (PHA) wishes to work with people who have a role in helping reduce levels of suicide. This includes those who feel they have an interest in or concern about suicide/suicide prevention. Individuals or organizations may take part, for example someone who has used suicide/suicide prevention services, their family or carers, community/voluntary groups, statutory/government organisations or political parties.

 

How to get involved

There are a number of ways to get involved. You can participate in an engagement event or complete an online survey.  This survey will be available for 8 weeks from 15th February 2021 until 11th April 2021. Full details of the involvement process can be found here

 

Engagement Events

Events are being held digitally using Zoom and each will last for approximately 2 hours. Zoom meeting details will be shared to the email address you have registered with prior to the event. Events have been organised on a geographical basis with an additional evening session open to all areas.

Date Time Area
Thursday 25th February 14:00 – 16:00 Western
Tuesday 2nd March 10:00 – 12:00 Southern
Friday 5th March 10:00 – 12:00 Belfast
Monday 8th March 19:00 – 21:00 All areas
Thursday 11th March 10:00 – 12:00 Northern
Monday 22nd March 10:00 – 12:00 South Eastern

Places are limited and booking is essential.  To reserve a place, please complete the registration form below and return it to Engage.PL2@hscni.net

Project overview

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is seeking the views of people to take part in a pre-consultation on future suicide prevention and post-vention services. This is part of the PHA's role in the Protect Life 2 suicide prevention strategy, launched by the Department of Health in 2019. In order for the PHA to develop future services to meet the actions in this strategy, it is important to review current services and most importantly listen to the views of service users, local communities and other organisations delivering services, through this pre-consultation process. The pre-consultation period will include opportunities for people to provide feedback by registering their interest to take part either by completing the online survey or by taking part in a number of online facilitated events targeting each of the Health and Social Care Trust areas in Northern Ireland. The pre-consultation findings will inform a fuller public consultation on proposed future services.

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