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The Resource Center on Suicidology (Centre de Ressources en Suicidologie) - CRES - was created in April 2012 by :

  • Professor Jean-Pierre SOUBRIER,  co-founding President of Groupement d'Etudes et de Prévention du Suicide (GEPS, 1969), Past President of International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP, 1995-1997), 1st Chairman of World Psychiatric Association section on Suicidology (WPA, 2002), World Health Organization (WHO) Advisor

  • Philippe CARETTE, Psychologist, Director of Centre Thérapeutique Popincourt

  • Françoise FACY, Epidemiologist, Honorary Director of Research Inserm and President of Union Nationale pour la Prévention du Suicide (UNPS).​

CRES is a unique creation in France and comparable to other structures such as the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) in Washington DC, USA and the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) of Brisbane, Australia.


Download Abstract CRES Presentation  (Intervention of Pr Jean-Pierre Soubrier at 16th WPA World Congress - World Psychiatric Association, Section Suicidologie. Madrid, 2014). Full text available

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by Dr. Radut