Hannah Poulter is a member of the Evaluation and Impact Team at Teesside University. She is a trainee Health Psychologist and is currently mid-way through her PhD by Publication focused on the implementation of Diamorphine Assisted Treatment in Middlesbrough. Hannah is interested in research which focuses on reducing health inequalities and increases psychological, physical and social wellbeing for vulnerable groups and communities.
Hannah’s interest in research into suicide stems from her lived experience of losing her dad to suicide as a young girl. She has volunteered for Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide as a telephone volunteer since 2020. As a mum to a young boy, she is passionate about suicide prevention, developing understanding of the drivers of poor male mental health, and the provision of better postvention support for children bereaved by suicide.