Alice Newton-Leeming

Alice Newton-Leeming is the founder of Mental Health Learning, a provider of mental health, self harm and suicide prevention training. Alice has worked and studied within the field of mental health and suicide prevention for over 12 years, with a particular focus on young people. Completing her psychology degree in 2011, Alice quickly moved into a support role for a national Suicide Prevention Charity in the UK, directly helping persons thinking of suicide. She soon progressed to managing a national helpline and training team around the country, equipping individuals with life-saving skills. Alice is passionate about not just creating a society in which mental health, self harm and suicide are no longer taboo, but where any member of the community feels confident and prepared to ask and support an individual with any of these concerns. Alice is a recognized Silver trainer in the internationally recognized Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training and one of the first UK trainers to provide the ASK workshop – Assessing Suicide Risk in Kids.