#IASPGOLDCOAST2020 – Day 3

#IASPGOLDCOAST2020 – Day 3

I felt very privileged to be asked to write a blog post detailing my journey through Day 3 of the 31st IASP World Congress. Following on from the fantastic blogs of Day 1 by Tessa (@TessaCutler) and Day 2 by Laura (@LHemming123), I wanted to share what I was able […]

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#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 Day 2: Keynotes and symposiums and earthquakes, oh my!

#IASPGOLDCOAST2021 Day 2: Keynotes and symposiums and earthquakes, oh my!

I logged onto my laptop at 08:59 on Wednesday 22nd September, grateful for the virtual nature of IASP World Congress 2021 which had afforded me the opportunity to attend the first session of the day in my pyjamas. At 09:00am Professor Vikram Patel began his incredibly informative presentation, as part […]

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World Congress ECG Blog – Day 1

World Congress ECG Blog – Day 1

Wow. What an incredible start to the 31st World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention! We had an incredibly moving Welcome to Country by Kombumerri man, Lann Levinge. Shayne Connell spoke of the fantastic suicide prevention programs that Living Works have developed for young, LGTBIQ and Aboriginal peoples. […]

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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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Decriminalising Suicide: Reducing Stigma, Saving Lives.

Decriminalising Suicide: Reducing Stigma, Saving Lives.

As we approach World Suicide Prevention Day this Friday, the International Association for Suicide Prevention has been priviledged to support United for Global Mental Health with the launch of a new report, Decriminalising Suicide: Reducing Stigma, Saving Lives. Suicide remains a criminal offence in 20 countries, with some laws dating […]

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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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World Suicide Prevention Day 2021: Creating Hope Through Action

World Suicide Prevention Day 2021: Creating Hope Through Action

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 […]

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