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GPHN Event: Understanding Suicide Bereavement for General Practitioners
May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Most people bereaved by suicide will see a GP. The aim of this activity is to better equip GPs to respond to people bereaved by suicide. This will involve better understanding traumatic loss and its presentation in patients. There will also be indications of the difference between grief, trauma and depression.
The session will cover the following topics:
- Understanding suicide
- Grief, trauma and depression
- Suicide bereavement: unique issues and experiences
- Patient presentation
- Needs of patients bereaved by suicide
- Responding to children
PRESENTER: Dr Louise Flynn, General Manager and Psychologist, Jesuit Social Services
CPD approved RACGP & ACRRM