The Impact of Suicidality for Family and Friends

This webinar is for family members who have experienced, witnessed or learned about their loved one’s suicide attempt and may have increased distress, grief, overwhelming worry or fear about their loved one’s safety, increased alertness or hypervigilance, and uncertainty about how to respond to their loved one’s behaviour. Family members often find themselves anticipating the next crisis,  without a chance to recover or process the previous one.

A recent research study has indicated that these difficulties are related to trauma and stress responses. In fact, nearly half of family members who participated in the study met criteria for PTSD after experiencing a traumatic suicidal crisis. So it is clear, these families need additional support.

Special Guest Presenter

During this ONE HOUR webinar, Dr. Luciana Payne will discuss the impact of suicidality for family members and describe how trauma and stress responses impact the family system. This webinar will also include a faciliated discussion followed by a Q&A session.

 

WhenThursday, 25 July 2019 at 7.30pm (Adelaide time) and 8.00pm in Sydney
Where: On-line Webinar using Zoom (instructions will be emailed to you)
Hosted by: NEA.BPD
Tickets:  Click here to reserve your ticket

 

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