Dr Alexandra Fleischmann
Dr Alexandra Fleischmann, a psychologist by training, has been working at the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Use for more than 20 years. She is the focal point for suicide prevention.
Professor Ann John
Real world data for suicide and self-harm prevention- what gets counted matters.
Ann John, a public health-trained former General Practitioner, is a Professor of Public Health and Psychiatry at Swansea University Medical School with a research focus on suicide and self-harm prevention and children and young people’s mental health.
Professor Sheldon Solomon
The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life: Implications for Suicide Prevention.
Sheldon Solomon is Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College. His studies of the effects of the uniquely human awareness of death on attitudes and behaviour have been supported by the National Science Foundation and Ernest Becker Foundation, and featured in the documentary film Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality.
Professor Robert Neimeyer
Suicide Loss as a Crisis of Meaning: Implications for Grief Therapy.
Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, and maintains an active consulting and coaching practice. He also directs the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition, which provides online and onsite training internationally in grief therapy.
Professor Brian Mishara
Are there some premature deaths we should not prevent? Suicide prevention when Medical Assistance in Dying (Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide) is available.
Professor Matthew Spittal
Identifying patients at high-risk of suicide: the problem of using big data to make treatment decisions.
Assistant Professor Saška Roškar
Does having a national suicide prevention strategy make a difference?
Dr Steven Stack
Social Inequality and Suicide Prevention.
Dr Steven Stack is a sociologist, Professor, Emeritus Academy, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA. He is the author of 345 articles and chapters and 4 books, which focus on social risk and protective factors for suicide.
Professor Marco Sarchiapone
Refugees: A Mediterranean Perspective.
Professor Diego De Leo
Ageism, human rights and suicide in old age.
Prof. Diego De Leo is the head of Slovene Centre for Suicide Research and Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia where he directed the Australian Institute of Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) [1998-2015].
Associate Professor David McDaid
We can’t afford not to talk about it. Economics, self-harm and suicide.
David McDaid is Associate Professorial Research Fellow in Health Policy and Health Economics at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, Department of Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Dr Louise La Sala
From likes to lifelines: The role of social media in suicide prevention.
Professor Murad Khan
Suicide Prevention in Lower and Middle Income Countries.
Professor Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
Media and suicide: The roles of narratives for suicide prevention.
Professor Matthew Large
After Risk, personal, clinical, and institutional responses the extreme weakness of suicide risk assessment.
Professor Large is a psychiatrist in public practice in Sydney Australia. His clinical work has largely been in emergency departments and acute psychiatric settings. Currently, he works in emergency psychiatry at the Prince of Wales Hospital where he is the Clinical Director.
Dr Mark Sinyor
Is it the narrative that counts? Rethinking how we approach responsible media reporting recommendations.
Dr Alexandra Pitman
Loneliness and suicide prevention: The influence of loneliness on suicidality and opportunities for intervention.
Dr Alexandra Pitman is an Associate Professor in General Adult Psychiatry in the UCL Division of Psychiatry and an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust.
Professor Jane Pirkis
Rethinking national suicide prevention strategies.
Professor Jane Pirkis is the Director of the Centre for Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. She has worked in the suicide prevention field for over 25 years and is particularly well-known for her work on suicide and the media.
Professor Nav Kapur
Contradictory findings and the nature of truth in suicide research.
Professor Rory O'Connor
Gone too soon: Priorities for action to prevent premature mortality associated with mental illness and mental distress.
Rory O’Connor PhD FRSE FAcSS is Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention and a Past President of the International Academy of Suicide Research.
Associate Professor Vita Poštuvan
COVID and suicide prevention: Did we all panic unnecessarily, or should we still be concerned?
Assoc. Prof. Vita Poštuvan, PhD in Psychology works as a researcher and Deputy Head of the Slovene Center for Suicide Research (UP IAM) and Department of Psychology (FAMNIT), University of Primorska, Slovenia.
Dr John Mann
Suicidal behavior and the DSM 5: Should it be an independent diagnosis?
J. John Mann is The Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience (in Psychiatry and in Radiology) at Columbia University and Director, Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology Division at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.