EPA Section of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention

The European Psychiatric Association Section of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention aims to improve research in this field and translate research findings into clinical practice. In this sense, the Section adheres to a bio-psycho-social perspective and involves an international and multidisciplinary network of researchers and clinicians.

Our objectives are:

  • Raising awareness about suicide as an important public health issue;
  • Improving understanding of risk and protective factors;
  • Sharing experience and knowledge on suicide prevention;
  • Disseminating best practices on managing and treating suicidal patients.

Our Section Board:

Philippe COURTET, France, Chair


Miriam IOSUE, Sweden, Secretary

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