Tag: suicide

Posted in Self Harm

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 29

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 29, and rising at alarming rates. Mental health has been neglected…

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Posted in Suicide

Suicide Prevention Office part of Government’s plan

http://bit.ly/2kF4Reh A Suicide Prevention Office will be established as part of the Government’s plan to “support people in distress” and help bring down New Zealand’s…

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Posted in Self Harm

Canterbury ‘under siege’ as police attend 11 attempted suicide events a day

http://bit.ly/2ZB3ZGt Canterbury’s mental health is “under siege” following a series of traumatic events, with an average of 11 attempted suicides a day last year. Police…

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Posted in Gender Identity

CDC: men 60+ most likely to die by suicide

https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/06/are-we-socializing-men-to-die-by-suicide.html We also know that men over the age of 60 are those most likely to die by suicide. Some of this may be a…

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Posted in Equality

Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/99735922/a-growing-emergency-why-are-cops-looking-after-mental-health-patients-in-crisis The statistics are clear. Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year, while 111 calls for the next tier of…

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Posted in Psychology Science Sexual Abuse

#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…

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Posted in Psychology

#Registration #Suicide #Prevention #Strategy #Consultation #Survey

Registration for Suicide Prevention Strategy consultation Survey https://t.co/3q4p4Sd9rq pic.twitter.com/qrmfeSlIxf https://t.co/56hHcJfXHL — NZ CHARITIES (@nzcharities) May 13, 2017

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Men Lead The Suicide Tragedy

Overview 2013 A total of 508 people died by suicide in New Zealand in 2013, accounting for 1.7% of all deaths. In 2013, the highest…

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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…

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We cannot allow survivors to give up on themselves

"We cannot allow survivors to give up on themelves" https://t.co/TnEJeGOs5o @TIMEIdeas — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) November 7, 2016 In Holland, a Dutch woman in her 20s…

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