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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Professor David Crompton
  Dr Kairi Kolves




Institution:
  Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP)
  Griffith University
Address:
  Level 1, Bldg M24 Psychology, 176 Messines Ridge Rd, Mt Gravatt campus
  4122
  QLD
Town:
  Brisbane
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-7) 3735 3379
Fax:
  (61-7) 3735 3450
Date of Designation:
  14/Jul/2005
Last Redesignation:
  15/Jul/2017
Expiry:
  15/Jul/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collect and disseminate information on suicide epidemiology, as well as research findings on suicidal behaviour. 
  2. To standardize suicide terminology and nomenclature. 
  3. To participate in collaborative research developed under WHO’s leadership, including the planning, conduct, monitoring and evaluation of research, and the promotion of the application of its results through participation in conferences and publication of articles and books. 
  4. To educate and train, including research training, both on-campus and on-line. 
  5. To coordinate activities carried out by several institutions on suicide related topics. 
  6. To provide information and advice on scientific and policy related issues in the field of suicide prevention. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
WHO Outputs:
  2.2.1 - Countries’ capacity strengthened to develop and implement national policies, plans and information systems in line with the comprehensive mental health action plan 2013–2020
  2.2.2 - Countries with technical capacity to develop integrated mental health services across the continuum of promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery
  Ower: 3.5 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the preparation and implementation of multisectoral, population-wide programmes to promote mental health and to prevent mental and behavioural disorders, violence and injuries, together with hearing and visual impairment, including blindness
Responsible Officer:
  FLEISCHMANN Alexandra
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3444

Technical Counterpart:
  SHIN Hai-Rim
Phone:
  +63 2 5289860
Email:
  shinh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork