Debbie Childs

Debbie has been the CEO of HelpingMinds since 2014. Prior to HelpingMinds Debbie worked in the commercial sector in Television and Broadcasting as well as having significant leadership experience of small to medium enterprises. With lived experience as a mental health carer Debbie recognises the importance of this role and the need for there to be recognition of the vital role played in our society by these carers. Debbie has always sought to find alternative and complementary supports to those available through traditional clinical and medical models to provide an holistic approach to individual wellbeing.

Representing HelpingMinds, Debbie has been an active member of the Alternative to Suicide Steering Group since inception in 2016.