Scaling up efforts to tackle male self-harm
Males account for the vast majority of deaths by suicide and University of Melbourne researchers are leading a new effort to show which interventions work best.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.