It’s the last day of the conference. Telling you about it seems like a big responsibility. So, let’s get started without wasting any more words. Every morning we had the chance to do some well-being stuff. On Friday, it was Pilates at the BeachFront. I was so tired on Friday […]
My day began with the Special Lecture 4. I was interested to hear about the interplay between the pandemic’s challenges and our resilience. The first lecture was presented by Prof. Vita Poštuvan who started the presentation with a provocative question of whether we all panicked unnecessarily, or should we still […]
I’ve been delighted to attend the 32nd World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), which started officially on Tuesday 19 September 2023 in Piran, Slovenia. It was so exciting to be a part of this community of academics, researchers, clinicians, crisis workers, lived experience, and volunteers from different […]
As part of global efforts to address mental health and suicide prevention, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a comprehensive policy brief on the decriminalisation of suicide and suicide attempts.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently launched the fourth version of “Preventing Suicide: A Resource for Media Professionals”. Developed through ongoing collaboration between WHO and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), this resource is a significant tool towards promoting responsible media reporting on suicide.
The 10th of September is World Suicide Prevention Day. On this day, we encourage all to ‘Create Hope Through Action’ to draw attention to this important public health issue globally and to disseminate the message that suicides are preventable. By encouraging understanding, reaching in and sharing experiences, this theme gives […]
In April 2023, Partnerships for Life launched its first series of workshops on National Suicide Prevention Strategies in the Americas.
As the 32nd IASP World Congress grows near, we continue to plan for an exceptional conference.
Once again, this quarter has been filled with exciting projects and activities at IASP. Indeed, at recent Board meetings, we’ve been delighted to hear how plans for our various conferences have been developing.