World Suicide Prevention Day 2021 is nearly upon us. This has been an important year for awareness around suicide prevention as we have seen increasing visibility, events, action and understanding as September becomes a well known time of year on the global mental health agenda. We have all recently seen […]
IASP President Professor Rory O’Connor’s Presidential Message July 2021
A key concern for our IASP community remains the potential impact of the pandemic and the associated restriction measures on public mental health and suicide rates.
WHO Live Life Implementation Guide on Suicide Prevention
On June 17th 2021, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the Live Life Implementation Guide. This resource has been developed for the purpose of supporting countries in their efforts to prevent suicide by means of implementing effective interventions to save lives.
The IASP 31st World Congress Partners with Australia’s National Mental Health Commission
The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) will be partnering with Australia’s National Mental Health Commission for the IASP 31st World Congress to be held in Gold Coast, Australia in September this year.
74th World Health Assembly
The 74th World Health Assembly is currently underway and will run from 24th May – 1st June 2021.
IASP AWARD Nominations – Now Open
IASP provides awards for those who have contributed in a significant way to the furthering of the aims of the Association.
TRIPLE i: Intuition, Imagination and Innovation in Suicidology Virtual Conference 2021
TRIPLE i in Suicidology is an international conference traditionally organized by the UP IAM Slovene Centre for Suicide Research. In recent years, the conference has developed into a platform for fruitful discussions…
IASP President Professor Rory O’Connor’s Presidential Message
Since assuming my role as President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) at the beginning of this year, I have been impressed by all of the hard work that takes place behind the scenes on our behalf by the Central Administration Office (CAO) team.
World Suicide Prevention Day New Theme
World Suicide Prevention Day, observed on 10 September every year, exists as a platform to raise awareness of suicide and to promote preventative measures with the aim to reduce the number of suicides and suicide attempts globally.