Professor Vladimir Carli (Sweden)

Co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Training and Methods Development in Suicide Prevention; collaborated with WHO and developed a section on Suicide for the mhGAP Intervention Guide; Senior Lecturer in Prevention of Suicide and Mental Ill-Health at the National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (NASP) at Karolinska Institutet (Sweden); Project Leader of the Suicide Prevention through Internet and Media Based Mental Health Promotion (SUPREME) Project, funded by the European Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC); Assistant Project Leader of the EU-funded, 7th Framework Programme projects, Saving and Empowering Young Lives in Europe (SEYLE) and Working in Europe to Stop Truancy Among Youth (WE-STAY); Co-chair of the Working Group on “Risk Factors and Evidence Based Interventions” for the corresponding section of the WHO World Report on Suicide (Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative); Vice President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, Executive Board member of the Suicidology Section of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), Secretary General of the Network on Suicide Prevention of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) and the Section of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA).