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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

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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Establishing the Regional Suicide Prevention Networks Programme (RSPNP): One year on

Establishing the Regional Suicide Prevention Networks Programme (RSPNP): One year on

Over the last year, the Regional Suicide Prevention Networks Programme (RSPNP) has gained significant momentum, enhancing knowledge within IASP about suicide prevention activity and programmes across and within different regions of the world and promoting collaboration and cooperation in the development and implementation of a strategic and evidence-informed approach to […]

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Cycle Around the Globe Returns

Cycle Around the Globe Returns

Cycle Around the Globe returns for the ninth year running to raise awareness of suicide prevention. The free, virtual cycling event commences on World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) and continues to World Mental Health Day (10 October).

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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention at the World Health Assembly

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention at the World Health Assembly

The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland. This year, it was the first in-person event since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s theme for the Assembly was “Health for peace, peace for health”, befitting a world […]

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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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