International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day

This year, International Human Rights Day is observed under the theme of “Equality – Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights”. The human right to mental health is a matter of ever-increasing importance, despite involving a long-standing history of inequality. While progress has been made in recent years, there is still a […]

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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

We are seeking to expand our team with the following opportunities Operations Coordinator to provide coordination in the delivery of IASP’s operations programme. Membership and Events Assistant, with a specific focus on events (conferences) to provide operational assistance in the delivery of IASP’s membership and events programmes. Communications & Campaigns […]

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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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IASP 31st WORLD CONGRESS

IASP 31st WORLD CONGRESS

With just a couple of weeks before the start of the 31st World Congress, a truly international, full and diverse programme has been assembled with over 350 presentations from all over the globe.  The IASP World Congress is the primary global collaborative opportunity for expert thinking related to suicide and suicide […]

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‘Step Closer’: A World Suicide Prevention Day Film

‘Step Closer’: A World Suicide Prevention Day Film

IASP releases World Suicide Prevention Day Film Observed on 10th September every year, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) provides the opportunity for people, across the globe, to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention. The WSPD theme, ‘Working together to prevent suicide’ aims to highlight that preventing suicide requires the […]

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From the SIG: Suicide Prevention in Primary Care

From the SIG: Suicide Prevention in Primary Care

Primary care is the bedrock of any health system. As such, it has a vital role to play in a system-wide approach to suicide prevention. General practitioners, community pharmacists, occupational therapists are situated at the heart of communities and are therefore attuned to the physical, mental health, and psychosocial care […]

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From the Brazil National Representative

From the Brazil National Representative

Covid 19 and the Mental Health Map Since March we are in isolation and although suicide rates remain stable, it can be seen significant increase in risk factors such as a rise in cases of anxiety and depression, financial and personal losses, increased domestic violence and the feeling of helplessness, […]

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From the SIG: Boys and Men

From the SIG: Boys and Men

The Suicide Prevention for Boys and Men is a new IASP Special Interest Group. Dr. Zac Seidler and Dr. Kylie King co-founded the group in response to a need for a targeted, gendered approach to boy’s and men’s suicide prevention. Global estimates suggest that one man dies by suicide every […]

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