Warning signs of elderly suicide and factors affecting professional help-seeking: Care of Sri Lanka

Though the suicide rate is remarkably high among older persons in many countries, seeking external assistance in dealing with suicidality is infrequent. Against this background, the objectives of this paper are twofold: to identify possible depressive signs and suicide warnings exhibited by older people before the act of suicide, and to examine the factors affecting […]

Confidence and intentions to help a person at risk of suicide

Objective We aimed to identify Australian adults’ current level of confidence and intentions to help a person close to them in distress or at risk of suicide to inform the content and targeting of suicide prevention messages aimed at family and friends of those at risk. Methods We conducted a nationally representative computer-assisted telephone survey […]