Emery Wishart

Emery is a young advocate who co-founded DISCHARGED, WA’s first peer-led, suicide support organisation. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Social Science and is dedicated to empowering trans and gender diverse people through his work with TransFolk of WA.

For the last three years Emery has co-facilitated Alternatives to Suicide peer support groups and delivered training in how to engage with people in distress. He recently became a certified Alternatives to Suicide Facilitator trainer and looks forward to working with ConnectGroups to advance this community based approach to suicidal distress.