restoring wellbeing through contact

Contact Research Reports

Exploring a Community Response to

Multiple Deaths of Young People by Suicide

by Trisha Forbes, Caryl Sibbett, Sarah Miller and Lesley Emerson, Queen’s University, commissioned by Contact with a generous grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies. The study sets out a comprehensive study referencing international best practice, and local youth suicide prevention efforts, recommending key developments in teacher education and further research.
A full printed report is also available on request.

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Researching the Past to

Shape the Future

by Dr John Devaney and Dr Anne Lazenbatt from Queen’s University, and Teresa Geraghty from the National Children’s Bureau, on a Contact funded initiative. This report addresses the need for early therapeutic intervention to combat the traumatic consequences of aggression related trauma experienced by children and young people.

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