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 […]
All IASP National Representatives are invited to attend the Council of National Representatives Meeting at the 31st IASP World Congress.
All IASP members are invited to attend the General Assembly Meeting at the 31st World Congress on 23rd September 2021, at 17.00 AEST (7.00am UTC), on Zoom.
In Peru, a South American country with almost 34 million of people, in 2015 a rate of 5.8 suicides per 100 thousand inhabitants was reported.
Every year TRIPLE i delivers on its mission to encourage intuition, imagination and innovation in research and prevention of suicide and suicidal behaviour, and 2021 was no different.
It’s now more than 18 months since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost 4 million people have lost their lives and 200 million people have been diagnosed with COVID around the globe.
It is common for people with a lived experience of suicide to experience heightened emotions surrounding their lived experience of bereavement, their own suicidality or being a carer, at times of hardship, uncertainty and challenge.
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.
The IASP Helplines Best Practices Special Interest Group (SIG) was established to facilitate the exchange of information and research across helpline services.