Video Now Available: ‘Suicide Prevention and Assisted Suicide: Legal, Clinical, and Ethical Perspectives’

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On Saturday 10 September 2022 (World Suicide Prevention Day), the Anscombe Bioethics Centre hosted a Conference at Blackfriars in Oxford on ‘Suicide Prevention and Assisted Suicide: Legal, Clinical and Ethical Perspectives’.

The Conference covered the right to be prevented from committing suicide, the challenge of suicide prevention among people eligible for “medical aid in dying” and the impact of legalising assisted suicide on suicide rates. Speakers included:

🟡 Professor Jonathan Herring (Professor of Law, Oxford University)

🟡 Professor Brian Mishara (Director of the Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide, Ethical Issues and End-of-Life Practices (CRISE); Professor of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada)

🟡 Professor David Paton (Professor of Industrial Economics, Nottingham University Business School)

🟡 Professor David Albert Jones (Professor in Bioethics, St. Mary’s University, Twickenham; Director, Anscombe Bioethics Centre; Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford)

🟡 Professor Patricia Casey (Professor of Psychiatry, University College Dublin) and Dr Anne Doherty (Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University College Dublin) in interview

The entire set of talks can be viewed via our playlist here, or you can view all the videos below!

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