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OzHelp outlines six priorities for helping blokes in high-risk male suicide industries

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.

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Government budget overlooks men say Suicide Prevention leaders

The lead organisation for suicide prevention in Australia has spoken out about the lack of action on male suicide prevention in last week’s Federal Budget.

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Putting Heavy Vehicle Drivers in Top Gear

The national suicide prevention organisation OzHelp is designing a new program for Aussie truck drivers to help increase their capacity to look after their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

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With men in mind: Pete Shmigel on Male Suicide Prevention

Sometimes, the obvious just gets overlooked.

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Male suicides hit record high in 2019

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).

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Coronavirus isolation puts men at risk of suicide say men’s health experts

Social isolation from COVID19 (coronavirus) needs to be carefully managed to avoid an increase in male suicide deaths, Australia’s peak body for men’s health has warned.

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Dads' mental health: good news, bad news

Parenthood expert, Elly Taylor, shares her thoughts on the state of dads' mental health in Australia, following her presentation at the National Men's Health Gathering

I was only there for a few sessions of this year's National Men's Health Gathering before my own presentation on Parenthood and Men's Wellbeing, but geez, some of it was hard going. The incidences of male suicide and domestic violence are shocking.

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