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 […]
World Suicide Prevention Day 2022 Campaign
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.
Cycle Around the Globe Returns
Cycle Around the Globe returns for the ninth year running to raise awareness of suicide prevention. The free, virtual cycling event commences on World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) and continues to World Mental Health Day (10 October).
WSPD & WMHD Report
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.
‘Step Closer’: A World Suicide Prevention Day Film
IASP releases World Suicide Prevention Day Film Observed on 10th September every year, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) provides the opportunity for people, across the globe, to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention. The WSPD theme, ‘Working together to prevent suicide’ aims to highlight that preventing suicide requires the […]