Recent legal changes may not be enough to improve conditions in controversial police mental health detentions.
Despite efforts to address the issue, the life expectancy gap between those with and without mental illness has remained consistent over two decades. However the causes of death have changed.
Residents may be right to fear for their lives.
The Victorian assisted dying laws are based on those in Oregon, which are quite conservative. Laws in the Netherlands, Belgium and Canada are more relaxed.
This smoking cessation tablet has been linked to suicides, so why is it still publicly subsidised?
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson said 'up to 21 fathers' are taking their lives in Australia every week. Is that accurate?
According to a new analysis, the number of US teens who felt "useless" and "joyless" grew 33 percent between 2010 and 2015, and there was a 23 percent increase in suicide attempts.
Several studies suggest that suicide rates in the US vary along geographic patterns.
The debate on spanking is over. Scientific studies consistently show that it is harmful to children, increasing the likelihood of mental health problems and antisocial behaviours.
There are several 'gendered risks' in assisted suicide that challenge the idea that women will always be acting autonomously.
The UK has the highest rates of self-harm in Europe.
If a child is old enough to ask about suicide, then they're probably old enough for a discussion about it.
Poor sleep in infants and children has been linked to an array of problems, from aggression to poor school performance to diabetes, obesity and suicide. Our expert reviews the science.
People who attempt suicide can access medical care at their clinics but psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers are not part of the primary health care setting.
Youth suicide has reached a ten year high, but suicide and self-harm are still taboo topics in schools.
A snapshot of Australian teens shows most doing well, but as a group they are still plagued by suicide risk, self-harm and mental health problems.
Probation staff need to gain the trust of prisoners.
World Suicide Prevention Day draws attention to the rising tide of teenagers taking their own lives. "Toxic socialization" involving emotional and physical abuse in families is a major cause.
In South Africa one of the biggest barriers to suicide prevention is that psychiatric and substance use services are often not integrated.
Same-sex attracted people have poorer mental health than their heterosexual peers, but In jurisdictions that have legalised same-sex marriage, the gap between the two is much smaller.