Suicide prevention funding not reaching men says Labor senator

  Funding and resources that should be used to prevent suicide in Australia are not reaching men according to the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and Labor Senator for South Australia, Senator Penny Wong. Male suicides increased by 30% in the decade from 2004 and 2014 with men and boys being three times…

10 facts about male suicide in Queensland

To find out more about 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…

Archive Stop Male Suicide In Queensland Program

Nearly 10 men die by suicide every week in Queensland.  This year we’ll be helping to put male suicide on the agenda in QLD by hosting a Stop Male Suicide seminar in Brisbane. EVENT: Stop Male Suicide in QLD Seminar DATE: Friday 3rd June 2016 TIME: 9am – 4pm LOCATION: Norman Park Bowls Club, 43 Norman Ave, QLD 4170…

Australia’s Gender Suicide Gap

Closing the Gender Suicide Gap in Australia would save 1,557 men’s lives a year and save the economy $9.3B. The economic cost of suicide is calculated using the Value of a Statistical Life (VoSL) figure of $6 million (see here for more information). Area No. Suicides 2015 Cost of Suicide 2015 Gender Suicide Gap Male Female Male…