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AIMHS: Menswatch Promoting Male Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

A new end-to-end approach to suicide prevention is urgently needed to stem the increasing numbers of male suicides in Australia, and more effective support needs to be provided to men in distress.

AIMHS: A 'Situational Approach' to Suicide Prevention

The situational approach to suicide prevention acknowledges the predominant association of situational distress rather than mental illness, with suicide (though in some cases the two are linked), and is principally informed by and responds to risk factors of a broad spectrum of difficult human experiences across the life span.

AIHMS: A Situational Approach To Male Health Literacy

AIHMS: A 'Situational Approach' To Male Health Literacy

The situational approach to mental health literacy is chiefly concerned with the broad spectrum of difficult and challenging life events and human experiences across the lifespan, and how these can be responded to in the most effective way to promote quality of life for individuals, as well as enhancing their capacity to meaningfully participate in and contribute to human community.

Top Blokes Foundation

Top Blokes Foundation

Founded in 2006 by Melissa Abu-Gazaleh, the Top Blokes Foundation challenges and empowers over 1000 young men each year, around the ages of 14 -24 to reach their potential and to make positive life choices through the Top Blokes mentoring, leadership and resilience programs.

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.


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