Mairi Barton

Chief Executive, Pinch Yourself Communication

Let’s talk mental health – Lifting the communication taboo to foster mentally healthy workplaces and communities 


Once strictly taboo, talking about mental health and suicide is now understood as the right thing to do. But how does the conversation start when stigma lingers? Based on a Gold Quill Award-winning case study from Ambulance Victoria, Mairi Barton SCMP explores the challenges, the role of communication professionals and poses a question for our function – are we doing enough to support our own people’s mental health?

About The Speaker

Mairi Barton, SCMP runs a strategic communication practice founded on the belief that good reputations grow from business practices and communication based on integrity and meaningful connection, nurtured by authentic storytelling.