Year: 2000 Source: Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health, (January 2000). 8p. SIEC No: 20030269

This pamphlet is targeted towards a general audience. The pamphlet provides an overview of statistics on youth suicide in New Zealand for the year 1997. The pamphlet begins by defining how a death is actually deemed to be a suicide. The pamphlet proceeds to answer several common questions about suicide such as why do more males die by suicide than females? How many people attempt suicide & how do New Zealand’s youth suicide rates compare internationally? The pamphlet concludes with preventative initiatives for the community, government, & individuals in New Zealand. (AK)