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Suicide rate in NZ is the highest it’s ever been

The suicide rate in NZ is the highest it’s ever been and we’re receiving more calls than ever. https://t.co/48Co6t7kH2 — Lifeline Aotearoa (@LLAotearoa) September 20,…

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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…

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Men are more ‘successful’ at committing suicide

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2014-08-20/why-do-more-men-commit-suicide Which brings us to the heart of the puzzle. When men attempt suicide, they tend to use methods that ensure death — either with…

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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…

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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…

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Tragedy and the need for emotional skills

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11559596 Mr Waite and Ms Stanton met on a networking website in March. They dated for a while, until Mr Waite went on holiday overseas…

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New Zealand’s first suicide bomber

http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/terrorism-and-counter-terrorism/page-1 New Zealand has been fortunate to have largely been free of terrorism. There have, however, been a number of incidents that might be seen…

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Campaign Against Living Miserably, or CALM

THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY, or CALM, is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK. In 2014, male suicide accounts…

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Why Are Death Rates Rising for Middle Aged White Americans?

Why Are Death Rates Rising for Middle Aged White Americans? – https://t.co/GEDBmmGFis pic.twitter.com/q638mJhNTO — The Good Men Project (@GoodMenProject) November 6, 2015

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The Suicide Gene ?

https://www.inverse.com/article/6793-scientists-discovered-a-gene-that-might-predict-suicide-and-ptsd-risk Scientists at Boston University have found a gene that could help predict the risk of suicide and PTSD. As they describe in their recent…

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