Category: Suicide Prevention

Suicide prevention day is every day

Someone with depression is 20 times more likely to die from suicide than someone without it. Depression has been found to play a role in more than one-half of all suicide attempts. Suicide Prevention This year, World Suicide Prevention Day took place on 10 September. It was a day for all of us to think about those that had lost...

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Suicide: Lessons from the tragic death of Shane Tuck

Michael Tuck is one of my heroes.  A seven-time premiership-winning legend of the Hawthorn Football Club who played a record four hundred and twenty-six (426) senior games for the club between 1971 and 1991. He is also a father that recently lost a son, Shane Tuck — an AFL legend in his own right — to suicide from the impact...

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