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A Review Of Male Deaths By Suicide

Suicide is perhaps the most gendered health issue with a proportion of around four males for every female. The issues and contexts of suicide are complex and it is a product of many factors which makes it a difficult problem to address.

These resources offer some of the personal insights into the causes and factors that lead to suicide in men. These personal accounts offer perhaps a more valuable set of insights into why ending life becomes the only option for many men and boys.


MATES in Construction

MATES in Construction: Suicide In The Construction Industry

The MATES in Construction charity was established by The Building Employees Redundancy Trust (BERT) in 2008 to reduce suicide in the construction industry and improve the mental health and wellbeing of Queensland construction workers. It has since become available in NSW, SA and WA.

Preventing Suicide in Indigenous Communities

John Ashfield PhD: Preventing Suicide in Indigenous Communities

This booklet contains information for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous health professionals, community leaders and key community members seeking to gain better knowledge about suicide prevention in Aboriginal communities.

Beyondblue: The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect is part of beyondblue's STRIDE Project. It investigates what works to reduce self-stigma and perceived stigma among males from the farming community ages 30-64 years, who have either lost someone to suicide, attempted suicide, had thoughts of suicide, have cared for someone who has attempted suicide, or have been affected by suicide in some way.

Living Is For Everyone Framework

LIFE: Evidence On Suicide And Men

The Life Framework (Living Is For Everyone) is a program based in WA that aims to support people in life with a significant evidence base.

Suicide Prevention Australia Logo

Suicide Prevention Australia: Position Paper On Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Prevention

This document is Suicide Prevention Australia's position on the interaction between drugs, alcohol and suicide. It is acknowledged that the presence of alcohol and drugs can heighten the likelihood of suicide or suicidal feelings.

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