Situational Approach to Suicide Prevention MHIRC - Issue 18

In this edition of the Situational Approach Bulletin we take a closer look at the breakdown for our national figures for suicide deaths. We challenge the description of ‘mental disorder’ being applied to many of these deaths.

We call for a thorough review of how we collect and analyse our suicide data; important changes need to be made in this process if we are to make any inroads at all into reducing the mounting toll of suicide deaths.

 Contents:

  1. Men’s Health Week - 2020
  2. National data – Suicide Deaths
  3. ABS Table - Cause of Death
  4. Mood Disorders
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