Stop Male Suicide In SA Seminar

More than ten men die by suicide every month in the South Australia. The economic cost of male suicide in SA is estimated to be $1.1B per year. This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in SA by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Adelaide. EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in SA…

Stop Male Suicide In ACT Seminar

Three men die by suicide every month in the Australian Capital Territory. The economic cost of male suicide in ACT is estimated to be $216m per year. This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in ACT by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Canberra. EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in ACT Seminar…

Stop Male Suicide In NT Seminar

Around three men every month die by suicide in the Northern Territory. The economic cost of male suicide in NT is estimated to be $198m per year. This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in WA by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Darwin. EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in NT…

Stop Male Suicide In TAS Seminar

Suicide takes the life of one man every week in Tasmania. The economic cost of male suicide in TAS is estimated to be $336m per year. This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in TAS by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Hobart. EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in TAS Seminar…

Stop Male Suicide In WA Seminar

Nearly six men a week die by suicide every week in Western Australia. The economic cost of male suicide in WA is estimated to be $1.7B per year. This year we’ll be working with partners in WA to help put male suicide on the agenda by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Perth. EVENT: Stop Male…

Stop Male Suicide In QLD Seminar

The Stop Male Suicide in Queensland seminar took place in Brisbane on Friday 3rd June. The event was huge success and our evaluation forms show that: Suicide literacy in the group rose from 77% to 88% for men and from 75% to 85% for women. Suicide prevention confidence (where a score of 1 is “confident”…

Stop Male Suicide In VIC Seminar

More that seven men die by suicide every week in Victoria. The economic cost of male suicide in VIC is estimated to be $3B per year. This year we’re helping to put male suicide on the agenda in VIC by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Melbourne. EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in VIC Seminar DATE: Wednesday…

Stop Male Suicide In NSW Seminar

The Stop Male Suicide in New South Wales seminar took place in Sydney on Tuesday 31st May. The event was a great success and our evaluation forms from our first two events are showing that: Suicide literacy in attendees increases; Suicide prevention confidence increases; The proportion of participants who are confident or very confident they could…

Lifeline WA’s New CEO Vows To Tackle Male Suicide

THE new CEO of Lifeline WA, Lorna McGregor, has vowed to tackle the high male suicide in Western Australia, according to a report on the Perth Now website. More than four men die by suicide every week in Western Australia with the cost of male suicide to the state’s economy estimated to be $170m per…

Australia Day Suicide Prevention Walk

The Suicide Prevention Awareness Network (SPAN) in Geelong, Victoria, marked Australia Day 2106 with its annual Suicide Awareness Walk. More than 500 people attended the walk, which has been held since 2010, was the brainchild of Lisa Castle – who lost her 17 year old son Shaun to suicide in January 2009.  According to the…

Male Suicide Survivor Joe Williams Named Citizen of The Year

A former NRL player and world champion boxer who survived a suicide attempt in 2011, has been named Australia Day Citizen of the Year in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Joe Williams is a proud Wiradjuri Aboriginal man who was born in Cowra and raised in Wagga. He speaks openly about his own lived experience…

We Need To Help People To Stop Male Suicide

Could helping men to help each other be one of the key weapons we’re missing in the fight to Stop Male Suicide? It’s often argued that getting men to ‘open up’ is the best way to reduce the high male suicide rate, but sometimes the reason men don’t ‘open up’ is that the people listening haven’t…