Saturday, September 23, 2017
Supporting Men > suicide

#Increased #risk #suicide, #linked #sexual #assault

https://t.co/TYTJ9FBqBP— Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) August 9, 2017 The analysis, reported in the journal Clinical Psychology Review, represents a summary of 40 years of research on the subject. "We compared people who had been sexually assaulted with those who hadn't and found a significant difference in mental health," said Emily Dworkin, who conducted

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Suicide and the Existential Void

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/19/we-have-to-start-talking-about-it-new-zealand-suicide-rates-hit-record-high “Over the last eight years I believe we’ve seen a shift in society’s preparedness to have a more open conversation about suicide, but we are not seeing any movement in what is an unfortunate static annual figure.” Despite millions of dollars of government investment, national advertising campaigns urging people to ask

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Why are our men killing others and themselves?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/new-zealands-dirty-secret_us_5764756de4b0ed0729a19bcb? Why are our men killing others and themselves? I have some ideas from my eight years as a volunteer Lifeline telephone counsellor. The famous New Zealand rugby player and All Black, Sir John Kirwan, had a strong association with Lifeline, and I was working the phones when his depression/Lifeline advertisements were on

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Psychotherapists call for major mental health review

Psychotherapists call for major mental health review http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/health/psychotherapists-call-for-major-mental-health-review/ Psychotherapists say we need a wide-ranging review into the mental health system before there are more preventable deaths. Our already horrendous suicide rate hit a new record high last year. The Green Party said the state of the entire mental health field needs to be reviewed,

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Antidepressants double suicide risk in children

Antidepressants double suicide risk in children in Biological Sciences, Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, News February 4, 2016 0 Bookmark Children and teenagers who take one of the five most commonly prescribed antidepressants have a doubled risk of depression and suicide, a team of Danish researchers have found. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and serotonin-norepinephrine

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