dialogue : 2019 

We are so incredibly lucky to have amazing support from our Lived Experience Speakers and Presenters.  This year is a veritable buffet of inspiration, speakers from diverse roles, experience and perspective that will re-activate and rejuvenate your Lived Experience Mojo! 

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keynote speaker

ROBYN PRIEST

Straight shooting Aussie & Non Conformist

Rob is the co-founder of Robyn Priest LIVE YOUR TRUTH, a mental health & peer support education & strategy firm.

in 2016 Rob won the International Association of Peer Supporters (INAPS) Lifetime International Achievement Award.  Known as the horse whisperer for mental health advocates, she is a highly sought after public speaker.

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keynote speaker

GARETH EDWARDS

Writer, Entertainer & healer

Born & bred in Manchester UK, he has lived in New Zealand since 2002. He has worked in addictions, homelessness, mental health & suicide prevention.   He advised the NZ Government on its Suicide Prevention Strategy, Like Minds Discrimination Campaign & National Depression Initiative.
In May 2018 he released his first book called 'The Procrastinator's Guide to Killing Yourself' of his personal journey of 'living when life feels unlievable'.

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