At this online event, you will have the opportunity to hear from Northern Ireland’s newly-appointed Mental Health Champion, Professor Siobhan O’Neill.
This appointment was made by the Health Minister, Robin Swann MLA, in recognition of the need for mental health to be given greater priority, particularly in the context of the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Professor O’Neill is Professor of Mental Health Sciences at Ulster University, and is one of Northern Ireland’s leading experts in the field of mental health, known for her active and passionate involvement in suicide prevention. She has accepted this role on an interim basis pending an external recruitment process in 2021.
At this briefing, Professor O’Neill will discuss the key elements of the role of the Mental Health Champion, which will include:
Ahead of this event, Professor O’Neill said: “I look forward to discussing my new role with members of the Chief Executives’ Forum at this seminar and to sharing ideas for managing our own and our teams’ wellbeing in these difficult times.”
A recording of this session can be found by clicking on the following link and using the password: @#b.l*g7