In the last 45 years, suicide rates have risen by 60% worldwide and suicide attempts are 20 times more frequent than completed suicides. (Source: World Health Organisation)
The alarming numbers show us that our youths are increasingly at risk, with student anxiety and depression increasing with the pandemic. It is crucial that our teachers and counselors are equipped with the right training and information to help their students in need.
In a collaboration with ARCCADE (Asian Research Center for Child & Adolescent Development), we are bringing you a series of workshops called “School Save Lives”, with this week’s focus on Depression & Suicide Prevention for Schools.
Hear from expert psychologist and workshop facilitator, Dr. Gomez and learn how you can best help them.
Who should attend?
- School & Guidance Counselors
- Social Workers
Dr. Brendan Gomez, CEO & Consulting Psychologist at People Transformers
Details of the webinar:
Title: School Save Lives Series – Depression & Suicide Prevention for Schools
Date: 3 October 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 8.30am – 2.00pm