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  1. 28 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Caring for those touched by suicide behaviour

    University of Melbourne research has quantified the risk of suicide behaviour influencing others and found that the specific type of behaviour exposure matters.

  2. 22 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Untangling men’s depression and suicide

    Strengthening men’s social connections and a better understanding male depression could be key steps to reduce male suicide say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 23 May 2019 - Humanities

    When there is no ritual to dream: The silence of Indigenous suicide

    A University of Melbourne academic says the high rate of Indigenous youth suicide can only be addressed if all Australians confont historical and modern racism.

  4. 19 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Disability, thoughts of suicide and Australian men

    Men in Australia are much more at risk of suicide; new research from the University of Melbourne looks what this means for Australian men with a disability.

  5. 31 May 2017 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s middle-aged suicide rate ‘a cause for alarm’

    In the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Angus Deaton discusses why white America is killing itself, and why Australia should heed this warning.

  6. Podcast31 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Deaths of despair

    In the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Angus Deaton of Princeton University discusses the social crisis facing many white middle-aged Americans.

  7. 20 March 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Men’s self-reliance linked to risk of self-harm

    A study of almost 14,000 men has found a strong link between those who identify as highly self-reliant and higher rates of thoughts of suicide or self-harm.