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Professor Rory O’Connor: Suicidal Behaviour Research Lab

This session is a short interview with Professor Rory O’Connor who conducts research in suicide.

In this session international suicide expert Professor Rory O’Connor is interviewed by Dr Dimitar Karadzhov. Consideration is given to the transition from thinking about suicide to the act of attempting suicide. Rory outlines some of the research evidence on the factors that determine who is more at risk of attempting suicide following thoughts of suicide. Interventions that may protect the individuals most vulnerable to suicide are highlighted and the role of safety planning interventions, which target people in crisis, outlined.

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Understanding Suicide and Suicide Prevention Strategies in a Global Context

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