Globally, an estimated 703,000 people die by suicide each year among which 77% of the deaths occur in low-and middle-income countries (WHO 2022). These global suicide rates are a serious public health concern. Every life lost to suicide creates a devastating impact to families, communities, and nations. To highlight this issue […]
The 2022 ESSSB Poster Awards continue the well-established tradition of collaboration between the Organisers of the ESSSB and the International Association for Suicide Prevention.
September is here! For IASP, World Suicide Prevention Day is more than just one day and our awareness period continues until World Mental Health Day on the 10th October. We are delighted to share with our supporters the new World Suicide Prevention Day Awareness Film.
With a couple of months of 2022 already upon us, it is a good opportunity to review our goals and intentions for the months ahead.
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.
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.
When It Is Darkest: Why People Die By Suicide is an incredible resource, which combines personal anecdotes and research in a poignant and sensitive way.
IASP and the World Health Organization (WHO) recognise the need to encourage and support countries to develop, implement and evaluate national suicide prevention strategies.