MQ Psychological Well being Analysis is joyful to announce that Professor Rory O’Connor, Professor of Well being Psychology on the College of Glasgow, has joined MQ’s Board of Trustees.
“I’m delighted and honoured to hitch the Board of Trustees of MQ. I’ve been impressed by how a lot MQ has achieved in recent times, and I’m excited to assist to form the way forward for psychological well being science at this vital time, as we proceed to get better from COVID and construct the proof base of what works to guard and promote our psychological well being.”
Rory leads the Suicidal Behaviour Analysis at Glasgow, one of many worldwide main suicide/self-harm analysis teams. He has printed extensively within the area of suicide and self-harm, particularly regarding the psychological processes which precipitate suicidal behaviour and self-harm.
He’s additionally co-author/editor of a number of books and writer of When It’s Darkest. Why Individuals Die by Suicide and What We Can Do To Forestall It (2021). He’s Co-Editor-in-Chief of Archives of Suicide Analysis and Affiliate Editor of Suicide and Life-Threatening Habits.
Rory can be an advisor to varied nationwide and worldwide organisations, together with nationwide governments on suicide and self-harm.
Since Could, Rory has co-hosted the MQ Open Thoughts podcast, a present that blends lived expertise with scientific analysis to assist perceive psychological well being circumstances.