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.
Suicide remains a complex and persistent public health problem globally. Research is essential to enhance our understanding of suicide and its prevention.
In April 2020, Professor Murad Khan, the then IASP President, in response to the threats to global mental health and the risk of suicidal behaviour resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, established a Presidential Special Task Force on COVID-19 (PSTFC).
Australia will be in the world spotlight this September as leading international experts gather to share ways to tackle the potential impact of COVID-19 on suicide.
Guest Speaker, Dr. Mark Sinyor is a psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.
In partnership with Griffith University, AISRAP, we are proud to bring the 31st IASP World Congress to the Gold Coast, Australia.
The reach of both World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) and World Mental Health Day (WMHD) in 2020 has reflected the increasing need for greater consideration to be given to our mental health.
On 1st October 2020, the EU funded “Mental Health Promotion and Intervention in Occupational Settings” MINDUP changed its acronym into MENTUPP.
Meeting Professor Hawton in 1992 was a memorable occasion as it was over a cheese sandwich sitting on the cricket grounds at the Warneford, Oxford.