Guest Speaker, Dr. Mark Sinyor is a psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.
Although it feels as though hardly any time has passed since many of us were enjoying the 2019 IASP World Congress in Derry-Londonderry, 2020 is drawing to a close. Whilst this year has seen many lows, there have also been some positive developments. Here are the IASP Early Career Group’s highlights of 2020.
It is 9 months since WHO declared the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then the disease has claimed at least 1.5 million lives worldwide. In response to concerns about the impact of the pandemic on suicide and suicidal behaviour, and with support from IASP, the International COVID-19 Suicide Prevention Research Collaboration (ICSPRC) was formed in April 2020.
A new “Suicide Prevention Research Network” has been established in Northern Ireland by Dr. Karen Galway, Lecturer in Mental Health at Queen’s University Belfast, and Prof. Siobhan O’Neill, Professor of Mental Health Sciences at Ulster University. The network, funded in part by an ESRC Impact Acceleration Partnerships Award seeks to […]
At the time of writing COVID-19 has infected more than 15 million people worldwide and claimed almost half a million lives. People’s lives and livelihoods have been affected across the globe. In response to widespread concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on suicide and suicidal behaviour an international […]