IASP Membership is open to individuals interested in suicide prevention (from academics and clinicians to volunteers and survivors) and organizations (from community to national and international and from academic to NGOs).
The benefits of membership include:
International Association for Suicide Prevention distributes a quarterly newsletter, keeping members informed on upcoming IASP business and activities. It also includes an address from the president, reports from National Representatives and Task Force/Special Interest Group Chairpersons and information about upcoming congresses and World Suicide Prevention Day.
Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention is published under the auspices of IASP. IASP Membership includes a subscription to the Crisis journal.
Membership of IASP provides a discount to IASP Congress registration fees.
IASP holds a World Congress for Suicide Prevention every two years. The next one will be in Kuching (Sarawak), Malaysia.
18-22 July, 2017
XXIX IASP World Congress of the
International Association for Suicide Prevention
Preventing Suicide: A Global Commitment, from Communities to Continents
Kuching (Sarawak), Malaysia
IASP also holds an Asia Pacific Regional Suicide Prevention Congress every two years. The next meeting will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
18-21 May, 2016
7th Asia Pacific Regional Conference
Building bridges for a new start beyond borders
IASP also offers regional symposium in the Caribbean. The last meeting was recently held in the Cayman Islands.
3-5 December, 2015
2nd Regional Symposium in the Caribbean
Protecting our Youth: Suicide Prevention in the Caribbean Region
George Town, Cayman Islands
Task Forces/Special Interest Groups
IASP Members may join one of the IASP Task Forces (TF) or Special Interest Groups (SIG) or apply to set up a Task Force or Special Interest Group of their own.
IASP has the following Task Forces:
- 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
IASP has the following 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
Each member has online access to an IASP database at the IASP website, which includes over 400 members and organizations in suicidology.
The members only section of the website also provides members with access to documentation relating to the association.
Students, Volunteers and Associate Members
Please send proof of status as an attachment by email.
DE LEO FUND
Launched at the General Assembly in South African September 2005, the purpose of the De Leo fund is to "To develop suicide prevention activities in areas of greatest need". Please contribute to this fund.
SPONSOR AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER!
You are invited to sponsor one of our Associate Members of IASP to full membership for a year by paying their annual membership fee of $115 and therefore entitling them to receive full membership status including the CRISIS journal.
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