UK Angels Needed To Help Us Stop Male Suicide

The Stop Male Suicide in Australia project builds on a range of work undertaken in the UK between 2010 and 2015 With male suicide claiming the lives of 13 men a day in the UK and 6 men a day in Australia, it’s an issue of great concern to people in both countries. With this…

Men not in work 26x more likely to suicide

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: In 2014, Australian academics published analysis of suicide and employment status for the decade from 2001 to 2010. The key findings are listed in the table below. Group Rate of suicide Economically inactive/unemployed males 57.7 per 100,000 Employed males 10.5 per 100,000…

Men in work 5x more likely to suicide than women

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: In 2014, Australian academics published analysis of suicide and employment status for the decade from 2001 to 2010. The key findings are listed in the table below. Group Rate of suicide Economically inactive/unemployed males 57.7 per 100,000 Employed males 10.5 per 100,000…

Number of male suicides by different age groups

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: According to the latest figures from the Australia Bureau of Statistics, published in March 2016, a total of 2,160 men and boys died by suicide in 2014. Age range Number of male suicides 0-14 6 15-19 92 20-24 174 25-29 171 30-34…

Male suicide costs the economy $13B a year

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: The 2010 Breaking The Silence report, estimated the economic cost of suicide in Australia to be over $17 billion. The Report was funded by a broad range of organisations working in suicide prevention including: Lifeline Australia The Inspire Foundation, OzHelp Foundation Centre…

Six men a day die by suicide

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: According to the latest figures from the Australia Bureau of Statistics, published in March 2016, a total of 2,864 people died by suicide in 2014. Of these, 2,160 were…

Learn and share the FACTS about male suicide

Do you want to learn more about male suicide in Australia? If so you can do this by following one of the links below: Buy a copy of our book “You Can Stop Male Suicide” today Attend a Stop Male Suicide seminar Find out about Stop Male Suicide training and workshop  We’re also developing a list of…

50 Angels Needed To Help Us Stop Male Suicide

  The Stop Male Suicide project is on the hunt for 50 “angels” to help our initiative to the next stage. With six men dying by suicide every day in Australia, we can and must do more to stop male suicide. One action that’s known to make a difference is increasing male suicide literacy, not just…

The Gender Suicide Gap in Six English-Speaking Countries

To find out more male suicide in Australia and how you can help stop it, pre-order a copy of our new book: You Can Stop Male Suicide here. Sources: IRELAND: http://nsrf.ie/statistics/suicide/ NZ: http://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/coroners-court/suicide-in-new-zealand/suicide-statistics-1/2014-2015-annual-provisional-suicide-figures UK: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/suicidesintheunitedkingdom/2014registrations CANADA: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/hlth66b-eng.htm U.S.A: http://www.suicidology.org/portals/14/docs/resources/factsheets/2013datapgsv2alt.pdf AUSTRALIA: http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3303.0

Stop Male Suicide project at UK’s Male Psychology Conference

  The Stop Male Suicide project will be featured at the UK’s Male Psychology Conference to be held at University College London.While we won’t be attending the conference in person, our research into Male Suicide Literacy will be featured as a poster presentation at the conference on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th June 2016.

10 facts about male suicide in Australia

To find out more male suicide in Australia and how you can help stop it, pre-order a copy of our new book: You Can Stop Male Suicide here. All data sourced from the Australia Bureau of Statistics with the exception of economic data which draws on the Breaking The Silence report. For further information on the Gender…

Archive Stop Male Suicide In NSW Program

Eleven men die by suicide every week in New South Wales. This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in NSW by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Sydney. EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in NSW Seminar DATE: Tuesday 31st May 2016 TIME: 9am – 4pm LOCATION: Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt…