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Dr Lennart Reifels

PhD, Dipl.-Psych

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Centre for Mental Health / The University of Melbourne

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Dr Lennart Reifels is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne who currently coordinates the National Leadership in Suicide Prevention Research project. His key research areas include: population mental health, mental health systems and service research, disaster risk reduction, and strategic climate change adaptation. His research program aims to tackle shared complex challenges with a view to advance mental healthcare access, coordination and outcomes for hard-to-reach and at-risk population groups, including those at risk of suicide and people affected by extreme climatic events and disasters, encompassing scholarly contributions in the fields of epidemiology, comparative policy and mental health services research. Dr Reifels has extensive research and work experience in academic and national mental health service settings in Australia and Germany, including research, direct service and national training management roles.

Research areas:
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
  • Mental health, mental ill health
  • Interventions
  • Settings (workplaces, mental health services, education, communities)
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
  • Connecting with post-graduate candidates
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
Lennart
Dr Lennart Reifels

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Centre for Mental Health / The University of Melbourne

Learn more