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LivingWorks principal sponsor for IASP 2020 Asia-Pacific Congress


Sep 29, 2020

LivingWorks is pleased to be the principal sponsor for the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) annual conference. The IASP 2020 Asia-Pacific Congress runs 23-24 November and will be a hybrid event in Taiwan and online.

LivingWorks CEO Shayne Connell says it’s a honour to be chosen as sponsors for this important conference and the team is very much looking forward to meeting attendees in November, “LivingWorks has been working across Asia for some time now, and it’s an important area for international collaboration and support to reduce suicide through whole-of-community prevention approaches.”

For more than 35 years, LivingWorks has been a global leader in suicide first aid training including the gold-standard LivingWorks ASIST training as well as other equally well-regarded programs such as safeTALK, suicide to Hope, and the recently launched interactive online LivingWorks Start.

“LivingWorks has developed evidence-based skills-based training, which has been welcomed in services across the region, including health and school settings,” notes Connell.

Watch for LivingWorks on the first day, November 23, for the following presentations:

  • Industry Brief 12.30 to 1.30 pm: CEO Shayne Connell will outline how your community, workplace, and school, can incorporate suicide first aid training practice
  • Special lectures from 4 pm:
    • Presentation: LivingWorks Manager Marc Bryant on early intervention in school settings
    • Presentation: LivingWorks Asia-Pacific Trainer Lindy Macgregor on the Network of Safety Model for early suicide intervention

To learn more about our programs, read here and to learn more about the conference read here and register here. We hope to connect in person or virtually with many attendees! #IASPtaipei2020.