Brydie joined the Hunter Institute in May 2017, as a Project Officer with the Suicide Prevention team, and is currently involved in the delivery of the Hunter Institute’s Mindframe National Media Initiative. She has Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Sydney and is currently completing a Master of Public Health with the University of Newcastle.
Brydie has a keen interest in health promotion and preventative health. Prior to joining the Hunter Institute, Brydie worked in the child protection sector and has extensive experience working with individuals and families with lived experience of mental illness and suicide.
In 2016, Brydie moved to New York City to participate in an internship with the United Nations, Division for Social Policy and Development.