Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain and Suicid...
The relationship between physical health and mental health is well established. Research studies and interventions have examined the physical wellbeing of those with a mental … read more
Social Inclusion and Suicide Prevention
Social exclusion is characterised by social isolation, a lack of connections and unequal access to resources – all known risk factors for suicide. This position statement … read more
Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Australia is pleased to announce the release of its latest position statementAlcohol, Drugs and Suicide Prevention. The paper sheds light on the disturbing … read more
Youth Suicide Prevention in Australia
Suicide is the leading cause of death for young Australians, claiming the lives at least 281 15-24 year olds in 2008. Although suicide is a … read more
Stigma and Suicide
Overcoming the Stigma of Suicide explores the origins and impacts of suicide stigma, and using insight from those with lived experience, proposes that suicide stigma … read more
Crisis Response and the Role of Emergenc...
First response to suicide is the initial contact with a person who considers, threatens or attempts suicide. It includesthe discovery of a death suspected to … read more