World Suicide Prevention Day 2023: Resources

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One month to go until World Suicide Prevention Day 2023!

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an opportunity to raise awareness of suicide around the world, to highlight efforts that take place globally, nationally and regionally, and to highlight the role of the individual. Celebrated every year on 10 September, this day aims to encourage ‘Creating Hope Through Action’. The theme draws attention to the fact that there is an alternative to suicide and aims to inspire confidence and light in all of us.


We have a variety of resources on our website for World Suicide Prevention Day 2023. Visit the links below for information on this year’s theme as well as other resources and supportive messaging. https://www.iasp.info/wspd/


World Suicide Prevention Day banners are currently available to download in multiple languages including Afrikaans, Farsi, Greek, Polish, Spanish, and much more!  Download

Brief on Theme – Creating Hope Through action

Download the World Suicide Prevention Day brief surrounding the triennial theme. Creating Hope Through Action

Outreach briefs

Download the resources developed by our Special Interest Groups, supporting the theme ‘Creating Hope through Action’. These briefs aim to be informative, action driven, and to signpost to further resources for more information. Outreach Briefs

Take Time to Reach Out

Taking time to reach out to someone in your community – a family member, friend, colleague or even a stranger – could change the course of another person’s life. Download our Take Time to Reach Out resource. 

Facts and Figures 

Download recent facts and figures on global suicide rates. 

Cycle Around the Globe

IASP’s free virtual cycling event, Cycle Around the Globe, is back for the tenth year running, to raise awareness of suicide prevention worldwide. Register today.

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