Framework Programme

1ST CONGRESS OF SUICIDOLOGY
“PERSPECTIVES FOR PREVENTION OF SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION IN POLAND”

Location: Medical University of Lodz, 251 Pomorska St. (Aula 1000), Lodz, Poland

Date: 22nd March 2018

Key message: Your actions may save somebody’s life.

9.00- 10.00      Participant registration

10.00 – 10.15   Opening ceremony, speeches of the invited guests

10.15 – 12.00      Plenary Session 1 (aula 1000)
THE CURRENT STATUS OF SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION PREVENTION IN POLAND
Chairpersons: prof. Agnieszka Gmitrowicz, prof. Jacek Wciórka
Session with an English translation

  1. DEPRESSION AND SUICIDAL CRISIS IN POLAND
    prof. Łukasz Święcicki, dr Iwona Koszewska
  1. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMME FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION
    Dariusz Poznański, Deputy Head of the Public Health Department, Ministry of Health
  1. ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE WORKING GROUP FOR SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION PREVENTION OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL, MINISTRY OF HEALTH
    dr hab. Krzysztof Ostaszewski
  1. STRATEGY FOR SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION PREVENTION
    AS AN ELEMENT OF BUILDING A HEALTHY SOCIETY
    Agnieszka Gmitrowicz

12.00 – 12.15   Coffee break

12.15 – 14.00      Plenary Session 2 (aula 1000)
RESULTS OF PREVENTION PROGRAMMES EVALUATION IN OTHER COUNTRIES
Chairpersons: prof. Bogdan Wojtyniak, dr Anna Baran
Session with an English translation

  1. THE CURRENT STATUS OF NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAMMES IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
    prof. Ella Arensman, National Suicide Research Foundation, School of Public Health, University College Cork, Ireland & International Association for Suicide Prevention.
  1. THE GERMAN NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM – CURRENT SITUATION AND DEVELOPMENTS
    prof. dr. Barbara Schneider, LVR-Klinik Köln.
  2. 5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH THE SUICIDE PREVENTION PLAN AUSTRIA (SUPRA)
    prof. Nestor D. Kapusta, Klinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie Medizinische Universität Wien.
  3. NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION APPROACHES IN THE NETHERLANDS: THE JOURNEY TOWARDS THE TIPPING POINT
    Director Jan Mokkenstorm, Stichting 113 Zelfmoordpreventie, Amsterdam.

14.00 – 14.45   Lunch

14.45 – 16.45   Parallel sessions

Session 3 (aula 1000)
EXAMPLES OF ACTIONS AIMED
AT SUICIDE PREVENTION IN POLAND
Chairpersons: prof. Marta Makara-Studzińska, prof. Adam Czabański1. CHANGES IN OPERATION OF PRIMARY PSYCHIATRIC HEALTH CARE UNDER THE PILOT PROGRAMME OF MENTAL HEALTH CENTRES
dr Marek Balicki, former Minister of Health2. ROLE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH  IN SUICIDE PREVENTION
ks. dr hab. Jan Wolski3. ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION PREVENTION
Justyna Felcenloben – Marshal Office of the Lodz Region

4. SUICIDE PREVENTION IN MEDIA
dr Anna Baran, dr hab. Krzysztof Ostaszewski

Session 4 (sala 1.17)
Polish Association of Suicidology
Chairpersons: prof. Brunon Hołyst, dr Patryk Stecz1.LEGAL ASPECTS OF SUICIDE PREVENTION
prof. Andrzej Bałandynowicz2. PREVENTION OF SUICIDES AMONG PRISON SERVICE OFFICERS AND PRISONERS OF POLISH PENAL INSTITUTIONS
dr Marian Kopciuch3. NON-GOVERNEMNTAL INITIATIVES IN SUICIDE PREVENTION
mgr Jolanta Palma

4. CRISIS INTERVENTION IN LIFE-THREATENING SITUATIONS ACCORDING TO CISM PROCEDURE RECOMMENDED BY THE UNITED NATIONS
Dr Tomasz Bilicki

14.45 – 16.45   Workshops
1. SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION PREVENTION AT SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES (sala 00.08)
Małgorzata Łuba

2. ADDICTIONS AS SUICIDE RISK FACTOR (sala 00.09)
Marek Grondas

3. SUICIDE PREVENTION IN HEALTH CARE SERVICE – SUICIDE RISK ASSESSMENT (sala 01.40)
dr Paweł Kropiwnicki, lek. Rafał Szmajda

16.45 – 17.00 Break

17.00 – 18.00  Panel Discussion
CHALLENGES AND OPTIONS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION IN POLAND
Moderators: dr hab. Krzysztof Ostaszewski, dr Krzysztof Rosa

18.00 – 18.30  Congress Summary
DISCUSSING A POST-CONGRESS DECLARATION ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION PREVENTION