Founded by the late Professor Erwin Ringel and Dr.
Norman Farberow inIASP now includes professionals and volunteers from more than fifty different countries. If you are feeling suicidal or know of someone who needs help, browse Help to find a crisis center anywhere in the world.
The statement on a new social media activity, referred to as the "Momo Challenge," was issued by the Suicide Awareness Voices of Education and the International Association for Suicide Prevention.
It is important to note that we recommend sharing this briefing with relevant stakeholders in suicide prevention, youth mental health, education and parental organizations. Read entire statement here. In Netflix released 13 Reasons Why to a global audience and extensive concern on the part of experts.
A study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association found a significant increase in internet searches on suicide following the release of season 1. Remco de Winter, IASP National representative for the Netherlandsshares an update of suicide and suicide prevention in The Netherlandsn noting that unfortunately the Dutch number of suicides are the last ten years dramatically increased from in to in Read about initiatives, implementation strategy and the National Strategy suicide prevention Read to find information on upcoming conferences or to discover features and snapshot pieces from early career persons working in the area of suicidology.
The IASP was established in and is the largest international organization dedicated to suicide prevention and to the alleviation of the effects of suicide. It has members in more than 50 countries. On our website How to know if you re losing your best friend can find IASP newsletters and other publications, information about our Special Interest Groupsand Congressesall dedicated to suicide prevention locally and throughout the world.