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19th - 20th March 2025
NEC, Birmingham

CPD Member 

Nick Wilson

Nick Wilson

Speaker and Adventurer, Disabled Adventurer CIC

Nick Wilson is a Speaker, Adventurer and Content Creator, aka Disabled Adventurer, an Ambassador for Purple Tuesday,
and Advocates for Disability and Survivors of Suicide, through his talks and adventures. He openly, and very frankly, shares his lived experiences with mental illness, physical disability and surviving a suicide

For the past 5yrs, Nick has been specifically working within Mental Health and Suicide Prevention where he; delivered mental health training, started a mens peer support group in response to Covid helping over 450 males across Northants, shines a light on the difficulties faced by survivors of attempted suicide and highlights the issue of suicide amongst people with disabilities.

He's also an Army Veteran with an impactful story to tell, following a 14yr career which left Nick with a
spinal injury and Complex Post Traumatic Stress PTS, as a result of multiple deployments across the globe. Through his battle with both physical and mental disabilities,
surviving attempted suicide and managing suicidal ideation, Nick continually demonstrates resilience and the
ability to overcome adversity, whilst forging a new career as a successful public speaker and an adventurer, always looking for his next challenge.