Dr Kylie King

PhD

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
The University of Melbourne


Dr Kylie King is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Mental Health in the Melbourne School of Population Health. Kylie has worked on a number of mental health research projects and program evaluations, such as the evaluation of the national ATAPS program, the Mental Health Professionals Network, and the National Suicide Prevention Trial.


She has expertise in men's mental health research, with a particular focus on the interplay between traditional masculinity and suicide. Kylie led an RCT that evaluated the impact of the Man Up documentary on men's help-seeking, and a qualitative study that explored older men's views about ageing and suicide. Kylie is also a registered Psychologist with a background in Health Psychology and experience in the public and private sectors.

Research areas:
  • Adults
  • Target groups (CALD, LGBTI, Rural/remote, Lived experience)
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
  • Connecting with post-graduate candidates
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
  • Support for discussions about suicide
Dr Kylie King

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
The University of Melbourne