As part of global efforts to address mental health and suicide prevention, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a comprehensive policy brief on the decriminalisation of suicide and suicide attempts.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently launched the fourth version of “Preventing Suicide: A Resource for Media Professionals”. Developed through ongoing collaboration between WHO and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), this resource is a significant tool towards promoting responsible media reporting on suicide.
In April 2023, Partnerships for Life launched its first series of workshops on National Suicide Prevention Strategies in the Americas.
As the 32nd IASP World Congress grows near, we continue to plan for an exceptional conference.
Once again, this quarter has been filled with exciting projects and activities at IASP. Indeed, at recent Board meetings, we’ve been delighted to hear how plans for our various conferences have been developing.
IASP is delighted to host the 32nd World Congress in Piran, Slovenia from 19-23 September 2023.
The IASP Executive Committee has commissioned an organisational evaluation of IASP to obtain valid information about the performance of the association, the factors that affect performance and recommendations for future development.
The Partnerships for Life initiative continues to go from strength to strength, focused on its mission to enhance knowledge about suicide prevention programmes and activities across the different world regions.
As the sun sets on the closing of an incredibly hopeful and life-affirming Sydney World Pride, LGBTQA+ people continue to face increased risks of experiencing poor mental health, self-harm and suicidal behaviours.