Data Shows Australia's Male Suicide Crisis Could Be Three Times Worse Than Thought

Time to lose the stigma


29 May 2019

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New data has shown Australia’s mental health crisis is worth than we thought.

A world first study backed by Beyond Blue and Movember has looked at the number of Ambulance call-outs by men presenting with mental health issues, self-harm or suicidal behaviour.

The study has found suicidal behaviour could be up to three times worse than what current data suggests.

Former Prime Minister and Beyond Blue chair, Julia Gillard, says it’s time to lose the stigma when it comes to mental health and start talking about it. 

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