Suicide kills six men a day. Here are three strategies that can help stop it

Suicide kills six men a day. Here are three strategies that can help stop it
 

Suicide kills eight people a day in Australia, six of them men, and the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, revealed that male suicides have increased by 41% in the past decade, from 1,624 deaths a year in 2006 to 2,292 suicides in 2015.
Male suicide costs the economy an estimated $13.75bn a year. If we closed the gender suicide gap and reduced male suicide to the same level as female suicide, we could save the lives of more than 1,500 Australian men a year and save the economy an annual $9.3bn.
With stakes this high, why are we consistently failing... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Health, Views: 36
Source: Guardian
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