CMH Seminar: 9 November 2017 – The social issues and social works of youth mental health in Japan

1-2pm, Thurs 9th November 2017
Seminar Room 410, Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Presenter Ayaka Ishii – head of the non-profit organisation Light Ring in Japan, the joint representative and promoter of the national network for preventing youth suicide, and a psychological social worker. Her work addresses the major social issues of youth mental health in Japan. She established Light Ring when she was 22 years old and is a member of the suicide prevention councils of Shinjuku-Ward and Minato-Ward in Tokyo, Japan.

Light Ring is a non-profit organisation in Japan that provides lectures and conducts programs about suicide prevention and mental health promotion.

Light Ring gives help to those who care for people in trouble. They train those who support young people facing difficulties with depression and suicide by providing social support skills and teaching them how to maintain their own mental and physical health.

In this presentation, Ms Ishii will also talk about the social issues of youth suicide and mental health in Japan, the programs Light Ring provides, and be the voice of their program participants.

For more details, please view the event flyer.

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