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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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Updates from the Helplines Best Practices Special Interest Group

Updates from the Helplines Best Practices Special Interest Group

Our objective is to pursue a shared interest in Helplines for suicide prevention, with a view to making a substantive contribution to improved understanding, practice or policy relating to their operation, effectiveness and impact. SIG member Tony Fitzgerald shares innovation My Circle, a free, private, safe and anonymous social platform for 13-25 year olds. […]

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#IASPGOLDCOAST2022 – Day 3

#IASPGOLDCOAST2022 – Day 3

As somebody who has been personally involved in the Western Pacific Region for the past year through IASP’s Regional Suicide Prevention Networks Programme, I was excited to hear about the experiences and issues related to surveillance of suicidal behaviour in the region.

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#IASPGOLDCOAST2022 – Day 2

#IASPGOLDCOAST2022 – Day 2

After attending Tuesday’s pre-conference workshops, I was excited to attend day two of the official conference program. As someone identifying as a member of a priority population, I made a beeline for Keynote 3.

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#IASPGOLDCOAST2022 – Day 1

#IASPGOLDCOAST2022 – Day 1

The first thing I noticed at the venue was lots of laughter and excited hugs at seeing friends in person again. I often overheard, “It’s great to finally meet in person” or “you are taller than you are on zoom!”

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