Ullakarin Nyberg – Tedtalk

How to talk about suicide | Ullakarin Nyberg | TEDxStockholm

Ullakarin Nyberg is one of Sweden’s leading researchers on suicide, suicide prevention and the consequences of a suicide for bereaved relatives as well as for society as a whole. She is clinically active as a senior psychiatrist within Swedish healthcare and a renowned speaker who lectures frequently all over the country. Through her books, podcast, TV appearances and lectures, she aims to spread the message that many lives could be saved if everyone learned how to talk about psychological difficulties and suicide and her talk gives concrete examples on how this can be done.

Her research is about parents and siblings that have lost a child through suicide and what should be done to prevent their grief from turning into illness. Ullakarin is clinically active as a senior phyciatrist within Swedish healthcare and a renowned speaker that lectures frequently all over the country.

Her message is that many lives could be saved if everyone learned how to talk about psychological difficulties and suicide and she gives concrete examples on how this can be done. Ullakarin´s book “The art of saving a life – how to prevent suicide” has a large audience and has contributed to the development of an easy language for difficult matters.

Do not miss Ullakarin’s talk on November 16th and find out why we should never be afraid of talking about suicide!