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Unemployment And Suicide In Australian Males: A Close Connection

There has been little connection made between unemployment and suicide deaths in males, a factor that overlooks the importance of employment in male health and identity. This research offers evidence that unemployment influences suicide outcomes in males especially between the ages of 30 and 50.

Samaritans: Psychologists Should Lead The Way On Male Mental Health Issues

There's a need to focus more on male psychology because men are suffering more severe mental health issues than women, more homelessness, their life expectancy is lower, they are much more likely to have accidents and dying at work, and men are three to four times more likely to commit suicide.

MHIRC's 2010 Report

Western Sydney University: Pathways to Despair: The Social Determinants of Male Suicide

In 2010, the Men's Health Information and Resource Centre was commissioned to investigate the causes and factors behind male suicides on the NSW Central Coast. This report uncovers the stories from survivors and families of men who took their own lives.

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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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Suicide Prevention Australia: Position Paper On Suicide In Rural Australia

Despite rising rates of suicide, it is only relatively recently that interest has been directed towards the relationship between suicide and geographical location. As a consequence, several studies have demonstrated that notable differences exist between urban-rural suicide rates.

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.

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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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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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