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IASP Special Interest Groups
IASP Special Interest Groups offer the opportunity for our community of members, researchers, professionals, lay people and volunteers to focus deeply on a specific aspect of suicide and suicide prevention. Please browse the following links to see the work of these groups:
The aim of the IASP Special Interest Group (SIG) on Clusters and Contagion in Suicidal Behaviour is to bring together interested people in research, prevention and policy, who can share information and expertise in clusters and contagion effects in suicidal behaviour worldwide.
Learn about this Special Interest Group (SIG) on Culture and Suicidal Behaviour that aims to establish a network of people interested in cultural issues in suicide research and prevention.
Learn about The Special Interest Group (SIG) on Helplines Best Practice is established within IASP to encourage sharing of experience amongst helpline practitioners and utilisation of research/evaluation findings towards improved satisfaction and outcomes for callers.
Explore this Task Force focused on suicide bereavement and the survivors of suicide.
IASP Special Interest Group (SIG) on the prevention of intentional poisoning aims to prevent pesticide poisoning and to promote the development and use of evidence on restricting access to means, regulation, training, and improved medical management.
Discover this Special Interest Group (SIG) focused on issues relating to suicide and the workplace.
Special Interest Groups
Clusters and Contagion in Suicidal Behaviour
Culture and Suicidal Behaviour
Helplines Best Practices
Postvention (Suicide Bereavement)
Prevention of Intentional Poisoning
Suicidal Behaviour in Adolescents
Suicide and the Workplace
Defense and Police Personnel
Emergency Medicine and Suicidal Behavior
Genetics and Neurobiology of Suicide (The)
National Systems for Certifying Suicidal Deaths
Suicide and the Media
Suicide in Older People
Suicide in Prisons
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22-25 May, 2013
International Association for Suicide Prevention Regional Symposium in the Caribbean
Suicide Prevention in Rural Caribbean
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24-28 September, 2013
XXVII IASP World Congress
Preventing suicidal behaviour on five continents - Innovative treatments and interventions
16-20 June, 2015
XXVIII IASP World Congress
New Technologies and New Discoveries in Suicide Prevention
Montréal, Québec, Canada
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