In this article in the in the Sydney Morning Herald ( below) artist MIc Eales talks about his own experience of attempted suicide and his work in suicide prevention. Psychological pain is self perpetuating. Psychological disturbance causes dysfunctional behaviour that causes further psychological pain. This pain results in compensating orContinue Reading

“I’ve come to Kampala to hear the stories of the few brave men who have agreed to speak to me: a rare opportunity to find out about a controversial and deeply taboo issue. In Uganda, survivors are at risk of arrest by police, as they are likely to assume thatContinue Reading

For many Kiwi blokes childhood is not a time of happy memories but one marked by trauma of such magnitude that it affects their life and the lives of future generations. Through no fault of their own, their life becomes a struggle to overcome the hurt they have experienced atContinue Reading

Read full article here. MEDIA RELEASE Sunday 15 June 2014 The Mental Health Foundation is proud to announce the release of its new resource –Tihei Mauri Ora – Supporting whānau through suicidal distress. Written with extensive consultation with Māori suicide prevention experts, whānau, and communities, this resource will help whānauContinue Reading