EPA 2019

These are the EPA-SSSP activities planned for the next EPA Congress (Warsaw, April 6-9th, 2019).

Business Meeting

  • Monday, 8th April 2019, 11-12.30
  • WARSAW EXPO XXI, Prądzyńskiego 12/14, 01-222 Warszawa, Poland
    Meeting room 3, 1st floor (Pavilion 2)


Section activities

  1. Intersection symposium with the Cultural Psychiatry Section:
    “Suicidal behavior in immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers and ethnic minorities”
    Chair: Marco Sarchiapone, Italy; Meryam Schouler-Ocak, German.
    Sunday April 7th 10.00-11.30 Hall B
  2. Workshop:
    “Making Sense of Suicide Risk Prevention: From Childhood Adversities to Clinical Judgement”
    Chair: Maurizio Pompili, Xenia Gonda.
    Sunday April 7th 15.00-16.30 Hall E
  3. Intersection symposium with the Old Age Psychiatry Section:
    “Suicide prevention and assisted suicide in the elderly”
    Chair: Gabriela Stoppe, Switzerland; Geert Dom, Belgium.
    Tuesday April 9th 15.00-16.30 Hall B

Other activities involving our Section members

  • Symposium by the Child and adolescent psychiatric section: “Adolescents’ non-suicidal self-injury”
    Chair: Judith Balazs, Romuald Brunner.
    Sunday April 7th 17.00-18.30 Hall B
  • ECP Debate: “The rise in adolescent suicide: can it be fixed?”
    Chair: Olga Kazakova, Marco Sarchiapone, invited speaker Danuta Wasserman.
    Monday April 8th 17.00-18.30
  • Symposium (supported by the EPA Section of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention in collaboration with Polish and Hungarian Psychiatric Associations):  “Effective Prevention and Assessment of Risk of Suicidal Behaviour in Different Populations with Special Focus on Young People”
    Chair: Danuta Wasserman, Marcin Wojnar.
    Tuesday April 9th 15.00-16.30, Hall F

Nestor Kapusta together with Anna Gmitrowicz, our Chair Marco Sarchiapone and other Section members are organizing a Meeting on European Suicide Prevention Programs and Research, which will take place on Sunday, April 7th, from 12.30 to 15.00.


We would be grateful if you could inform us
about your involvement in further activities!

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