Benny Prawira (he/him) is an independent psychological researcher with lived experience. He founded the first youth-based suicide prevention community in the country in 2013, Into The Light Indonesia, with a particular interest in meeting the needs of equity-deserving groups by involving lived experience experts. He currently serves as lived experience advisor for the Wellcome Trust Mental Health Team, the digital mental health equity program at UBC, and various research programs with the University of Manchester and the University of Indonesia. Besides his advocacy and research works, he provides compassion-focused mindfulness-based training and wellness coaching services.
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