The Prime Minister's National Suicide Prevention Adviser: Ms Christine Morgan
Ms Christine Morgan is the Prime Minister's National Suicide Prevention Adviser and CEO of the National Mental Health Commission.
Ms Morgan works with relevant Ministers to drive a whole-of-government approach to suicide prevention activities.
Her role includes:
- reducing the risk that people will experience the kind of despair that leads to suicide. This means keeping people healthy, connected to their communities and addressing the social reasons for suicide
- ensuring people who find themselves in despair get immediate and effective support
- identifying ways to connect services and empower communities to recognise and respond to people in distress and help to instil hope