Cycle Around the Globe
Individuals within a community are trained to
identify vulnerable friends, colleagues or strangers
in order to help avert tragedy.
Learning to identify suicide through community level gatekeeper training in Sri Lanka.
In the community raising awareness of suicide.
Raising awareness of suicide in rural communities in India.
Poverty in developing countries is a dominant
factor in the prevalence of suicide.
You can cycle in a group or as an individual,
outside or in a gym - taking part is key!
Sign up today!
A trained gatekeeper provides support within her community.
Register now to take part in Cycle Around the Globe 2018!
Set yourself a challenge and help us to Cycle Around the Globe!
Community awareness programme being run in Kenya on suicide prevention.
Raising awareness of suicide in Lithuania through Cycle Around the Globe.
Cycling in Bangladesh for World Suicide Prevention Day.
Help us to raise awareness of the risks of suicide and remember, it only takes a minute to change a life.
A group cycle in Mexico in support of World Suicide Prevention Day .
“To take ones own life shows a level of despair that is hard to imagine. But suicide is preventable. Collectively we can make a difference by reaching out to those in need and showing we care. Join me in raising awareness of the risks of suicide by taking part in Cycle Around the Globe.” Johnny Mercer, UK MP
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.
To collectively cycle the globe (40,075 km / 24,900 miles).
Last year you helped us cycle almost 9 times around the globe!
This year, we want to bring more people together and cycle further.
To raise awareness of the risks of suicide and to fund essential
resources to support suicide prevention activities.
WHEN: 1st – 17th September 2018, although we will not exclude you if you cycle outside these dates. The more people who take part, the greater awareness raised.
WHERE: Anywhere: at home, in the gym, on local roads, as part of a race, whilst on
WHO: Anyone of any age. You do not have to be a professional cyclist!
COST: Nothing!! But we would love it if you would fundraise for us….
REGISTERING: Registration is open! Download our Cycle Materials which can be used during your cycle; this includes a competitor bib, WSPD banner and WSPD ribbons.
FUNDRAISING: Everyone is challenged to raise funds, either for the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) or for your local/national suicide prevention charity. Click on JustGiving fundraising platform listed below to create your own fundraising page or donate directly through Paypal and download our sponsorship form. Any money raised for IASP will go towards the establishment of community suicide prevention activities and the training. For more information about IASP’s programmes, click on the Fundraising Programme Info listed below.
PRIZES: Furthest cycled (individual and group).
Once you have completed your cycle, download a Certificate of Completion at the link below. Fill in your details and show all your family and friends how you have supported us in raising awareness for suicide prevention. Thank you for taking part!
Click here to go to the IASP JustGiving page.