What I would have said… Using Arts Based Research Methods in Suicide Prevention Research

Last week I presented some of the work we’ve been doing on the Suicide in/as Politics project at a conference. Unfortunately the way conferences work means that I had to tell the conference organisers what I was going to talk about months in advance. I had no idea at that …

What do you think about LGBTQ+ suicide prevention in the UK?

Suicide is a major public health concern, globally responsible for 700,000 deaths per year. Here in the UK, each of the four nations has created policies to try and prevent deaths by suicide, and suicide has become a regular topic in each of the parliament’s political debates.   In our research …

What do you think about suicide prevention in the UK?

As we enter a new phase with the Suicide in/as Politics project, we wanted to give a brief update on what we’ve done over the last year. Starting in December 2020 we had an idea of what we wanted to achieve but no idea at all about what we would …

Are you writing in your ‘phone voice’?

The Suicide in/as Politics project was designed to look at suicide in new creative, critical and political ways. We are currently writing our ethics application for some arts-based community workshops that will (hopefully!) be happening later this year. Whilst preparing for this part of the research, myself and my colleagues …