Transformation Seminars 

The Transformation Seminars are a series of free online events where we contemplate the future of children and young people’s mental health. Join us as we ask some of the most eminent names in mental health: what would most contribute to a transformation of our approach to mental health?

About this webinar

17:30 - 18:45 Tuesday 28th June

This event will discuss topics on suicide and self-harm. If you need any support, please reach out and follow these links. For a list of organisations you can find further details here or find support through the AFC Crisis Messenger. 

We often hear there is a mental health crisis in young people. There are fears of an escalation in suicidal behaviour. In this talk, Professor Louis Appleby will ask: what are the figures on suicide and self-harm, what are the stresses that suicidal young people are facing, how important is social media, what has been the impact of Covid? And, behind the alarming headlines, are we seeing a more suicidal generation?


The format of the Transformation Seminars are:

17:20 - 17:30   Registration (log-in to online seminar)

17:30 - 18:15   Transformation Seminar

18:15 - 18:45   Audience Q&A


This event will include BSL interpreters. Interpretation will be available for those joining the seminar on a PC or laptop.

There will be automatic subtitles available.

System requirements for online event

The online platform Zoom Webinar will be used to deliver this training. Prior to booking on, please ensure you meet the system requirements so you're able to join this event. 

Before the training, please test your equipment is working by going to and follow the instructions.

28th June 2022
  • Online – live via Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • 17:30 - 18:45 (UK - GMT)



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