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1 IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON YOUTH SUICIDE - OUR ROLE WORKSHOP AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO DISCUSS YOUR THOUGHTS & YOUR TRAINING/LEARNING NEEDS Facilitated by

2 ANYONE TWITTERED OR FACEBOOK’D HOW TO COMMIT SUICIDE IN YOUR WORLD?

3 WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO? 1. Complete a questionnaire in 4’s 2. Then look at a set of slides : Each share your initial thoughts & the feelings they may provoke? Is there a role for the media, if so how would your organisation want it to be reported? 3. What do you & your organisation need following a suicide by a local young person?

4 BUT MRS WATSON SAID THE STORIES WERE SO UPSETTING DIANE'S YOUNGER BROTHER ALAN TOOK HIS OWN LIFE. :: READ UPDATES FROM THE SKY TEAM. The parents of a girl who was stabbed to death a decade ago have told the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics that "sick" articles in the press drove their 15-year-old son to suicide. :: Watch live coverage of the Leveson Inquiry this week on Sky News HD, iPad & online, which will stream live pictures and host a live blog with tweets from the hearing. 10:39pm UK, Tuesday November 22, 2011

5 GARY SPEED: ROW OVER BARTON'S 'SELFISH' TWEET

6 Gary Taylor, president and owner of MJJcommunity.com, said he understood the tragedies had mostly taken place outside of the UK but he believed one may have been British. MJJcommunity.com "I know there has been an increase, I now believe the figure is 12. I believe there may have been one Briton who has taken their life," he said. "It is a serious situation that these people are going through but Michael Jackson would never want this. He would want them to live." THE MAN BEHIND THE WORLD'S BIGGEST ONLINE MICHAEL JACKSON FAN CLUB HAS SAID HEARTBROKEN FOLLOWERS OF THE STAR HAVE COMMITTED SUICIDE BECAUSE OF HIS DEATH.

7 The industry was left reeling after the 40-year-old's suicide this morning, which comes just days after the death of his beloved mother, Joyce. It is also just three years since his close friend, style guru Isabella Blow - who plucked him from obscurity and helped him become a star - killed herself. McQueen, who was christened Lee but used his middle name as a designer, was found at his luxury flat in Mayfair, central London. It is believed he hanged himself. The blond man came outside and waited, watching the door. He wiped tears from his eyes as he spoke on his mobile phone. BRITISH FASHION ICON ALEXANDER MCQUEEN COMMITS SUICIDE DAYS AFTER DEATH OF HIS BELOVED MOTHER

8 WOMAN WHO GASSED HERSELF WITH STRANGER ASKED FOR ONLINE ADVICE ABOUT CHEMICAL SUICIDE A WOMAN who gassed herself in a car with a stranger asked for advice about chemical suicide on the internet weeks earlier. Maths teacher Jenny Spain posted the grim plea before she and nurse Mark Searle were found dead in the fume-filled car on a country lane. I WANT TO GAS MYSELF IN CAR... I NEED TO KNOW HOW PUBLISHED:

9 TWO young women gassed themselves with chemicals yesterday in a copycat suicide pact. Firemen in breathing gear found their bodies in a flat. The tragedy in Putney, South West London, was a grim echo of last week's suicide of blind date couple Steve Lumb and Joanne Lee, who gassed themselves in a car. 12 Jan 2011 COPYCAT CHEMICAL SUICIDE PACT

10 Each share your initial thoughts & the feelings provoked? Is there a role for the media, if so how would your organisation want it to be reported?

11 What do you & your organisation need following a suicide by a local young person?

12 THANK YOU GO WELL JUDE SELLEN


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