Upcoming events

1st Latin American Congress of DBT

On May 2018 it will be the first Latin American Congress of DBT  in Buenos Aires, Argentina.This meeting will be one of the most important events related to the prevention and treatment of self-harm and suicidal behavior in Argentina and, probably, in Latin America.

HERE you can find the flyer of the meeting with all the international speakers.

MOOC – Les Conduites Suicidaires 

Identifier et prévenir

We have the pleasure of presenting a new MOOC on suicidal behaviors available in the FUN platform, the French platform for online courses. The course is entitled «  Les conduites suicidaires : identifier et prévenir » (only in French in this edition) and has been created by Pr J Lopez Castroman, Nimes University Hospital, and Dr E Olié, Montpellier University Hospital. It will start on May 29, 2018 and is supported by Montpellier University.

The course lasts 5 weeks and presents a different topic every week with 3 online videos (10 to 15 minutes), a quizz and other didactic tools. A discussion forum will also be at your disposal for interaction with other participants and organizers of the course.

Inscriptions are free and already open to all in here.  

A certificate of participation can be obtained at the end of the course. 

Being confronted to a suicidal person or a suicide questions our own experience. Suicidal persons are like any other person, but for them life has become a source of suffering. Understanding them equals to understanding ourselves, and discovering the shortcomings of our personality, our environnement or our society.

With this MOOC, we propose a training to all persons interested in the issue of suicidal behavior for personal, professional, scientific or philosophical reasons. We will try to provide a transversal approach to suicidal behavior: epidemiology, social and cultural factors, psychological theories, clinical factors, prevention methods, and scientific studies drafting the suicidal brain. 

50èmes Journées du Groupement d’Etudes et de Prévention du Suicide

On September 10th 2018 in Paris, France, there will take place the 50th Journées du Groupement d’Etudes et de Prévention du Suicide, an initiative co-founded by our section member J.P. Soubrier.

Venue: Salle Laroque, Ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé, Paris

More info and subscription: https://www.geps2018.com/


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