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The final cry for help

February 2004 - The final cry for helpAustralia has one of the highest rates of suicide in the OECD. When discussing mental health, the Australian media often mention the rising rate of youth suicide but according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, older men are at a similar risk. Are we doing enough to prevent this tragic loss of life?

No vision, no hope? Suicide as the despair of the disadvantaged
by James Cumes - 23/02/2004 - 2 comments
The media needs to realise they have the power to influence suicides
by Lorraine Chiroiu - 23/02/2004
The importance of 'resilience' in helping people cope with adversity
by Anne Deveson - 16/02/2004
Mohammad: suicidal and walking blindfolded in Murray Bridge
by Nicholas Procter - 9/02/2004
Medicare cover for referrals to psychologists could save young lives
by Dick Crane - 2/02/2004

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