Events

Reflections on the 4th Early and Mid-Career Researchers’ Forum, Glasgow, 2019

By Hilary Causer I arrived in Glasgow with rain lashing against the windows of the train, a familiar knot of worry in my chest and google maps open on my phone. This was my first visit to the city and my first EMCRF. It offered the opportunity to meet a whole host of people who… Continue reading Reflections on the 4th Early and Mid-Career Researchers’ Forum, Glasgow, 2019

Events

Conference Review: 4th Suicide and Self-harm Early and Mid-Career Researchers’ Forum

By James Jopling, Executive Director for Samaritans Scotland. I must admit, I arrived at the 4th Suicide and Self-Harm Early and Mid-Career Researchers Forum in Glasgow with some trepidation. Although I have worked for Samaritans for nearly four years, this was my first meaningful foray into the world of suicide and self-harm research. Many of… Continue reading Conference Review: 4th Suicide and Self-harm Early and Mid-Career Researchers’ Forum

ECRs

Valerie J. Douglas

Institution: Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, United States. Supervisory team: Joann Hendelman, PhD. Position: Doctoral candidate, pre-doctoral clinical intern at the University of Arkansas’ Counselling & Psychological Clinic. Current research: Broadly, my research interests cover suicidality, emotion dysregulation, disordered eating, and weight stigma. I am interested in how emotion dysregulation leads to dysregulated behaviours such… Continue reading Valerie J. Douglas

Academia

Lessons learnt in the quest for meaningful and effective patient and public involvement

By Donna Littlewood  Today I am giving a talk on Patient and Public involvement at the Suicide and Self-Harm Early and Mid-Career Researchers’ Forum (#EMCRF19) in Glasgow. This blog is the virtual version of that talk - but with links to relevant resources and a few added extras that I could not include in the… Continue reading Lessons learnt in the quest for meaningful and effective patient and public involvement

Research

Advice on involving people with experiential knowledge in suicide and self-harm research.

By Donna Littlewood on behalf of members from the PPI group - Mutual Support for Mental Health The following responses were provided by members of ‘Mutual Support for Mental Health’ the lived experience advisory panel for the Centre for Mental Health and Safety at the University of Manchester. What are the key things you would… Continue reading Advice on involving people with experiential knowledge in suicide and self-harm research.