Year: 2014 Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry.(2011).199: 423-429doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.111.093856 SIEC No: 20140279

After an epidemic rise in Australian young male suicide rates over the 1970s to 1990s, the period following the implementation of the original National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NYSPS) in 1995 saw substantial declines in suicide in young men. There was little discernible impact on suicide rates in areas receiving locally targeted suicide prevention activities in the period following the NYSPS.

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