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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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#IASPGOLDCOAST2020 – Day 3

#IASPGOLDCOAST2020 – 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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#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 Day 2: Keynotes and symposiums and earthquakes, oh my!

#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 Day 2: Keynotes and symposiums and earthquakes, oh my!

I logged onto my laptop at 08:59 on Wednesday 22nd September, grateful for the virtual nature of IASP World Congress 2021 which had afforded me the opportunity to attend the first session of the day in my pyjamas. At 09:00am Professor Vikram Patel began his incredibly informative presentation, as part […]

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World Congress ECG Blog – Day 1

World Congress ECG Blog – Day 1

Wow. What an incredible start to the 31st World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention! We had an incredibly moving Welcome to Country by Kombumerri man, Lann Levinge. Shayne Connell spoke of the fantastic suicide prevention programs that Living Works have developed for young, LGTBIQ and Aboriginal peoples. […]

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IASP Award Winners 2021

IASP Award Winners 2021

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) provides awards for those who have contributed in a significant way to the furthering of the aims of the Association in their dedication to preventing suicide and suicidal behaviour and alleviating its effects.

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