Sponsoring Organization/Entity:

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Deputy Premier of the Cayman Islands

Ministry District Administration Tourism and Transport -Cayman Islands

Health City Cayman Islands

Cayman National

Fidelity - Cayman Islands

Dart - Cayman Islands

Greenlight RE - Cayman Islands

Butterfield - Cayman Islands

Cayman Airways - Cayman Islands

Foster's Food Fair IGA - Cayman Islands

Tower - Cayman Islands

St. Matthew's University - Cayman Islands


Syngenta Global

Syngenta Global






(IASP) Regional Symposium in the Caribbean - Cayman Islands

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2nd Caribbean Regional Symposium. The overall theme is "Protecting our Youth: Suicide Prevention in the Caribbean Region," reflecting a mental health priority in this region.

The Symposium is organised by the international team of IASP and will provide participants an insight into various aspects of suicide research and suicide prevention.

The Symposium over three days will contain a series of training workshops, which will address the requirement of effective strategies to:

The aim of the Symposium is to secure community action to prevent suicide, activate governments into a concerted response on suicide prevention and to combat stigma of suicide in the communities.

This Symposium will have a strong emphasis on linking scientific understanding with clinical strategy. The full range of experience of those working in the field will be encompassed, whether in research, clinical practice or community action, from each of the countries and cultures in this region. Significant representatives are committed to participating from Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, Barbados, St Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, and Cayman Islands.

There will be ample opportunity to discuss these findings and how to adapt evidence based research into suicide prevention activities in the Caribbean cultures.

Symposium Chair: Dr. Loraine Barnaby lorainebarnaby@yahoo.com

Symposium Coordinator: Wendy Orchard

Venue: the Westin Hotel, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman


Conference Theme:

"Protecting our youth: Suicide prevention in the Caribbean Region"



SYMPOSIUM ON PESTICIDES AND SUICIDES (Saturday morning December 5, 2015)