Cycle Around the Globe 2022
IASP’s free virtual cycling event has seen its most monumental participation to date with over 2,000 participants in over 47 countries cycling to raise awareness for suicide prevention.
The end of summer and the beginning of autumn have been extremely eventful for IASP. Highlights have included being able to meet in person again for the European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour (ESSSB), as well as globally impactful campaigns surrounding World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) and World Mental Health Day (WMHD).
The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day, aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health.
Globally, an estimated 703,000 people die by suicide each year among which 77% of the deaths occur in low-and middle-income countries (WHO 2022). These global suicide rates are a serious public health concern. Every life lost to suicide creates a devastating impact to families, communities, and nations. To highlight this issue […]
Partnerships for Life networks are active in each of the six WHO regions, identifying contacts in over 60% of countries, in the context of a global five-year programme that takes into account the stage of suicide prevention strategy development in each country.
Find out more about the IASP 32nd World Congress, in Piran, Slovenia in 2023. Details include the venue, abstract submission and general FAQs. More information to follow.
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.
The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is dedicated to preventing suicide & alleviating its effects. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay