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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 IASPGoldCoast2021 31ST WORLD CONGRESS Griffith University 21ST - 24TH SEPTEMBER 2021 - GOLD COAST, QLD, AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL EVENT
WSPD

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.

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)

IASPโ€™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.

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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, โ€œMental Health in an Unequal Worldโ€ highlights the global differences and challenges faced in ensuring mental health care for all. The full impact of COVID-19 […]

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#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 – Day 4

#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 – Day 4

The IASP World Congress 2021 has drawn to a close! Before I start this blog off, I want to send congratulations and gratitude to the Congress Scientific Committee and the Local Organising Committee, particularly to Conference Organiser Wendy Cliff. Iโ€™m sure all will agree that the Congress was a resounding […]

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#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 – Day 3

#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 – Day 3

I felt very privileged to be asked to write a blog post detailing my journey through Day 3 of the 31st IASP World Congress. Following on from the fantastic blogs of Day 1 by Tessa (@TessaCutler) and Day 2 by Laura (@LHemming123), I wanted to share what I was able […]

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