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Parents Beyond Breakup endorses Albanese government appointment on suicide prevention

Parents Beyond Breakup has welcomed the focus of the Albanese Government on suicide prevention through the appointment of Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, the Hon Emma McBride MP.

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Men’s health leaders call for an election focus on male suicide

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. 

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HALT sticker campaign reaches workers having a crap day

In the spirit of reaching men in places that men like to frequent, Hope Assistance Local Tradies has launched a sticker campaign on the back of portable toilets.

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Budget misses men at risk say charity bosses

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.

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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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Call for males to take part in Buoy Project’s male suicide prevention study

The Buoy Project is a $5.6 million study of male suicide prevention led by Professor Jane Pirkis, Director, Centre for Mental Health at the University of Melbourne.

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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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