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World Suicide Prevention Day 2022 - IASP

Rights, Suicide Decriminalisation

World Suicide Prevention Day 2022 – Creating hope through action

From 2021 to 2023, the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) has set the theme for World Suicide Prevention Day as “Creating Hope through Action”.

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Rights, Suicide Decriminalisation

Suicide Decriminalisation

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Education, Financing, HIV & TB, News, Rights, Suicide Decriminalisation, Systems, UHC

2021: A year in review for United for Global Mental Health

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News, Publications, Suicide Decriminalisation

It’s time to decriminalise suicide, reducing stigma and saving lives

One in every 100 deaths worldwide is the result of suicide. And some 700,000 people around the world die by suicide every year; for every one person who dies, it is estimated that 20 more have attempted to take their own lives. 

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News, Publications, Suicide Decriminalisation

Decriminalising suicide: Saving lives, reducing stigma – our latest report

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day this week, we are pleased to launch our latest report - Decriminalising Suicide: Saving Lives, Reducing Stigma. Produced with the support of Thomson Reuters Foundation’s TrustLaw programme and an international law firm who led and conducted the research, it is designed as a tool for campaigners and advocates seeking to decriminalise suicide around the world.

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Education, News, Suicide Decriminalisation

Comprehensive mental health action plan

This week the World Health Assembly is due to approve the updated WHO Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan (2021-2030). This article summarises what are the new aspects of this plan compared to the old one (2013-2020). For

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