Consortium & Work packages

The OSPI-Europe consortium consisted of researchers in the field of suicide prevention from 11 countries.



Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, LUCAS

Prof. Dr. C. van Audenhove


University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry (Coordinator)

Prof. Dr. U. Hegerl

University Hospital of Würzburg, Department of Clinical Psychology, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Prof. Dr. A. Schmidtke

GABO:mi Gesellschaft für Ablauforganisation :milliarium mbH & Co. KG

Ms. B. Schuster-Fuchs


Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute

Prof. Dr. A. Värnik


Semmelweis University Budapest, Institute of Behavioural Sciences

Ándras Székely


National Suicide Research Foundation

Dr. E. Arensman


Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Prof. Dr. R. Gusmão


IVZ Institute of Public Health

Dr. S. Roškar

University of Primorska, PINT

Prof. Dr. M. Sarchiapone

The Netherlands

Trimbos-instituut / Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction

Prof. Dr. C. Van der Feltz-Cornelis

United Kingdom

London School of Economics LSE

Mr. D. McDaid

University of Stirling

Dr. M. Maxwell


pro mente tirol 

Prof. Dr. U. Meise 


OSPI Europe work packages


WP 01 Project management
WP 02 Best practice in suicide prevention
WP 03 Analysis of methodological difficulties

WP 04 Intermediate outcome criteria - Analysis
WP 05 Process analysis

WP 06 Implementation and evaluation - Hungary
WP 07 Implementation and evaluation - Portugal

WP 08 Implementation and evaluation - Germany
WP 09 Implementation and evaluation - Ireland

WP 10 Evaluation of primary/secondary outcomes
WP 11 Health and economic analysis

WP 12 Evaluation of intermediate outcome
WP 13 Evaluation of the media campaign

WP 14 Praxis transfer is a brand and initiative of the European Alliance Against Depression (EAAD).

The iFightDepression website and online self-management tool were co-funded by the Health Programme of the European Union.