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.
Indigenous artist, Alara (Geebung) Cameron, forged the connections between the Gold Coast’s natural beauty to create a unique piece of art that aims to portray the importance of connected pathways coming together. The artwork is represented within the new congress logo.
We are thrilled to invite you to the 12th Triple i Virtual Conference, a collaborative event brought to you by Slovene Centre for Suicide Research, De Leo Fund Onlus and the International Association for Suicide Prevention.
In April 2020, Professor Murad Khan, the then IASP President, in response to the threats to global mental health and the risk of suicidal behaviour resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, established a Presidential Special Task Force on COVID-19 (PSTFC).
Australia will be in the world spotlight this September as leading international experts gather to share ways to tackle the potential impact of COVID-19 on suicide.
Guest Speaker, Dr. Mark Sinyor is a psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.
In partnership with Griffith University, AISRAP, we are proud to bring the 31st IASP World Congress to the Gold Coast, Australia.
The reach of both World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) and World Mental Health Day (WMHD) in 2020 has reflected the increasing need for greater consideration to be given to our mental health.