ECRs

Victoria Boelman

Institution: Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory, University of Glasgow, Scotland. Supervisory team: Professor Rory O’Connor and Dr. Katie Robb. Position: PhD Student. Current research: I am interested in the role of communities and culture in shaping people’s response to emotional distress and how people recover from a suicide attempt. My PhD research explores the concept of ‘community wellbeing’… Continue reading Victoria Boelman

ECRs

Meryem Betul Yasdiman

Institution: Self-Harm Research Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, England. Supervisory team: Professor Ellen Townsend and Dr Laura Blackie. Position: PhD Student. Current research: I am interested in the impact of traumatic life events on individuals’ mental health. My PhD research particularly explores whether Post-traumatic Growth, positive psychological changes following adversity, plays a protective… Continue reading Meryem Betul Yasdiman

Suicide Prevention

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT)

By Hazel Marzetti Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). IDAHOBIT happens every year on the 17th of May and provides an opportunity for people (LGBTI people and our allies) who feel able, to stand visibly against discrimination and harassment faced by LGBTI people. Does that really happen anymore? One… Continue reading International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT)