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IASP member led groups offer the opportunity for our community to focus on a specific aspect of suicide prevention.
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The latest news from IASP, our Members, National Representatives, Special Interest Groups, Partners, and more.
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Decriminalisation of Suicidal Behaviour

Supporting decriminalisation so as not to penalise those who attempt suicide or who lose someone through suicide.
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GoldCoast

IASP 31st World Congress Gold Coast

21st - 24th September 2021

Resources from the congress, including the abstract book, podcasts, blog posts and news items are still accessible to all.  Recordings of the full programme are available to all delegates.  

ECG Chairs

The Early Career Group (ECG) provides a forum where group members can network with peers and experts alike, engaging in international research and interventions in the area of suicide prevention.

COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTRE (3)

IASP’s COVID-19 Resource Centre aims to provide information for those seeking resources related to the pandemic and suicidal behaviour, suicidal ideation and self-harm.

Observed on September 10th every year, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) provides the opportunity for people across the globe, to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention.

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IASP President Professor Rory O’Connor’s Presidential Message November 2021

IASP President Professor Rory O’Connor’s Presidential Message November 2021

Our community at the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) can reflect on a fruitful public awareness campaign wherein suicide was acknowledged for the major and preventable public health issue that it is –

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Cycle Around the Globe 2021

Cycle Around the Globe 2021

For the eighth year running, participants from around the world came together to collectively cycle the circumference of the globe with the aim of raising awareness of suicide prevention.

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Suicide trends during the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan

Suicide trends during the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan

As of September 2021, 200 million people worldwide had been infected with COVID-19, with deaths exceeding 4.5 million. In Japan, 1.6 million people have been infected thus far, and 16,000 have died. In Japan, as in other countries, physical distancing and stay-at-home advisories introduced to deter spread of infection have […]

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World Mental Health Day 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021

World Mental Health Day provides us with the opportunity to raise awareness about global mental health concerns and to urge for renewed action. The theme, “Mental Health in an Unequal World” highlights the global differences and challenges faced in ensuring mental health care for all. The full impact of COVID-19 […]

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