An integrated approach to workplace mental health: Nine priorities for implementation in Australia.

Nine priorities for implementation of an integrated approach to workplace mental health in Australia were identified (three for each of the three components of an integrated approach to workplace mental health). This white paper describes each priority identified and begins to explore who will need to be involved and what will be required to progress these […]

Tasmania’s Suicide Prevention Strategy 2010-2014. A Summary and Government Response

This document provides a summary of the Tasmanian suicide prevention strategy, 2010-2014. It is a guiding document which gives an overview of the budget & policy directions for suicide prevention for 2010-2011. Progress against priorities will be detailed in an annual report. 5 key action area are briefly outlined: governance & leadership, primary prevention, secondary […]

Tasmania’s Suicide Prevention Strategy 2010-2014. A Strategic Framework and Action Plan

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Completed Suicides: is There Method in Their Madness? Correlates of Choice of Method for Suicide in an Australian Sample of Suicides

A complete sample of 1051 suicides in Tasmania was studied for differences in their characteristics by their method for suicide. Clear differences emerged between those using different methods. Those using gas inhalation were reacting to personal conflict or loss & misused alcohol. Those using jumping had ongoing psychiatric problems & a history of suicidal behaviour. […]

Development of Tasmania’s Suicide Prevention Strategy, 2010: Literature Review

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Australia: an Opportunity for Firearms Reform

This editorial discusses the effect of the Port Arthur Massacre (35 people were killed by gunfire) on the public debate on firearms restrictions in Australia. Although there was an initial groundswell of public support, pro-firearms groups began to fight back. It is pointed out that at least 80% of firearms deaths in Australia each year […]

Acquired Brain Injury and Suicide: Cause for Alarm

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Voices of Tasmanians on Suicide Prevention

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Sudden Loss Support

This booklet provides information for family & friends after the sudden or unexpected death of a loved one. It includes practical information about grief & loss related to suicide, supporting children, self-care, & seeking help.

Newspaper Reports of Suicide: the Impact of Newsworthiness

The aim of this study was to characterize individuals who died by suicide & their circumstances as reported in the lay press & to examine for evidence of newsworthiness impacting on reportage. Newspaper reports were prospectively collected for a 10-year period (1995-2005). 61 reports were collected from Tasmasian papers. Newsworthiness (prominence, notoriety, & domicile, & […]

Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Steering Committee Report 2002/2004

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Suicide Register Steering Committee Annual Report 2000

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Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Steering Committee Annual Report 2001-2002

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Suicide and Self-Harm in Tasmanian Children and Adolescents

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Trends in Youth Suicide in Tasmania: a Comparison Between Youth and Other Suicide (IN: Preventing Youth Suicide: Proceedings of a Conference Held 24-26 July 1990, edited by S McKillop)

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Parallel Communication and Problem Solving With Young People on Suicidality

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If you can Hear me why Won’t you Listen?

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Suicide and Attempted Suicide in North-Eastern Tasmania

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