All parties standing in the upcoming Federal Election should commit to taking action to tackle male suicide, says Australia’s peak body for men’s health.Read more
Two outstanding Tasmanian leaders in men’s health have been nominated for one of the state’s LIFE Awards for Suicide Prevention.Read more
Yesterday’s Federal Budget did not address the needs of those most at-risk of suicide, including men, according to Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA), the peak body for the suicide prevention sector.Read more
A new end-of-year report released by the OzHelp Foundation called It’s tough out there highlights evidence that workers in male-dominated, high-risk industries remain at a higher risk of mental health issues and suicide.Read more
Suicide kills 9 people a day, 7 men and 2 women. Closing the gap between male suicide and female suicide would save nearly 1,700 lives a year.Read more
The Australian Men's Health Forum is calling on the Morrison Government to develop a national plan to tackle male suicide in Australia.Read more
The Australian Men's Health Forum is calling on the Morrison Government to develop a national plan to tackle male suicide in Australia.
We invite you to join this campaign by writing a message of support to the Prime Minister (see right).
Over 75% of suicides are men, but the majority of suicide prevention services the Government funds are shown to largely address female suicide risk factors.
Suicide prevention strategies in Australia don't take into account the differences between men's and women's experiences of suicide.
They don’t account for the fact that male suicides are more often linked to relationship problems, money issues, job loss and alcohol abuse.
You can help Save Aussie Men by asking the Government to do more to tackle male suicide.
Last month the National Suicide Prevention Adviser to the Prime Minister, Christine Morgan, called on the Government to fund a men's action plan aimed at preventing male suicide.
“The Government has set itself the ambitious target of working towards a zero suicide goal," said AMHF CEO, Glen Poole.
"Tackling male suicide with a targeted strategy and funding would go further than any other approach to achieving this goal."
In 2019, male suicide rose from six men and boys a day to seven. A day.
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The Prime Minister’s National Suicide Prevention Advisor Christine Morgan has called for all Governments in Australia to fund and develop action plans to tackle male suicide.Read more
Psychiatrist and media commentator Dr Tanveer Ahmed has called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to take action to prevent male suicide in Australia.Read more
Suicide killed a record number of people in Australia in 2019 according to data released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics today (Friday 23 October 2020).Read more