World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 - Working Together to Prevention Suicide

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World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 Brochure

Click here to go to the web page where you can read the official brochure for World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 and will be able to download the brochure in PDF format in various languages.

Cycle Around the Globe

World Suicide Prevention Day - Cycle Around the Globe

Join us in Cycling Around the Globe to raise awareness of the risks of suicide and to fund suicide prevention activities.We know that a person dies every 40 seconds by suicide and up to 25 times as many again make a suicide attempt. There are also many more people who have been bereaved by suicide or have been close to someone who has made an attempt. This World Suicide Prevention Day event is about our global community: to encourage us to engage with each other and to join together to spread awareness of suicide prevention. Click here to download Cycle, info, FAQ Sheets, Fundraising Programme Info, Sponsorship documents, Cycle Materials and more.

Click here to register and to submit distances pledged or click here to see distances pledged.

Suggested Activities

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 - Suggested Activities

Click here to browse the WSPD Suggested Activities page to read and to download a listing, in PDF format, of activities groups or individuals can do raise suicide prevention awareness on World Suicide Prevention Day.


World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 Banners

The IASP is preparing World Suicide Prevention Day banners in various languages so that bloggers and writers can help increase suicide prevention awareness locally and worldwide by writing about suicide and suicide prevention in their native languages. Individuals, organizations and companies can use the banners on their Web sites to promote World Suicide Prevention Day. Teachers can also use these materials to increase awareness that suicide can be prevented. In addition, we offer these banners freely to organizations and groups that are holding events on the day. Click here to download banners in PDF and PNG formats.

Light a Candle

Light a Candle at 8 PM near a window on World Suicide Prevention Day

The IASP is preparing “World Suicide Prevention Day Light a Candle Near a Window at 8 PM” e-cards or postcards in various languages so supporters can send these reminders to friends, colleagues and loved ones. Also, these e-cards or postcards can be used by bloggers, writers and others so that they can share information about suicide, suicide prevention and World Suicide Prevention Day. Click here to download e-cards to send to loved ones.

WSPD Activities

Click here to view World Suicide Prevention Day activities.
Click here to submit World Suicide Prevention Day activities.

WSPD Facts & Figures

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Press Preparation Package

Click here to download this tool to help promote your WSPD activity.

WSPD Resources

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WSPD Web Directory

Click here to find WSPD and suicide prevention resources.