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Helping Men in Suicidal Crisis: A Free Clinical Discussion

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CEST, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Mental Health


Over 6,000 people die by suicide in the UK each year, and three quarters of these are men. Suicide is still the single leading cause of death of men under 50.

At a UK-based charity, James’ Place, we want to make sure that help is available for every man facing a suicidal crisis and support them to find hope for the future. Our mission is to stop men dying by suicide. We believe death by suicide is preventable. 


DATE: Thursday, 8th of July

TIME:  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CEST, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

James’ Place works with health partners to deliver a service to men whose needs have not been met by traditional services. For this event, James’ Place and Stillpoint Spaces have partnered to offer a free clinical discussion on how to best distinguish between men with suicidal ideation, suicidal intent and those close to acting on thoughts and plans as well as how to respond. While our presentation will be about the best practice in the UK, we are curious to hear more about practices in other countries. 

The free discussion is designed for qualified psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, and students of those professions motivated to work with men in suicidal crisis. 

About the presenter

Dan Bracken is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Centre Manager of James’ Place in London. He trained at the Guild of Psychotherapists and is accredited through the UKCP. Prior to joining the team at James’ Place, he managed an inner-city community mental health charity and worked as a psychotherapist in private practice. Passionate about finding new and effective techniques to help people find change in their lives, he is particularly interested in developing improved service models for people who do not fit mainstream services. 

Learn more about James’ Place:

How to join

In order to attend this event, join our online STILLPOINT COMMUNITY where you will be able to access the Zoom link, and lots of other community discussions, events and resources. Being a part of our network is free, there's no obligation, and you can leave anytime. Click here to create a profile and RSVP.

The attendance to this event is free of charge. However, James’ Place is made possible by generous charitable donations, from individuals and organisations. Please, support their work by donating the amount that you would usually pay for a ticket:

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