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New Zealand’s youth suicide rate is the highest among OECD countries. from www.shutterstock.com

NZ mental health inquiry calls for fundamental change

An inquiry into mental health in New Zealand has called for a major shift towards prevention and promotion of mental well-being.
Parents and students view a memorial marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting that claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Reuters/Joe Skipper

Is suicide contagious?

Learning about a friend's suicide attempt appears to transform a distant idea into something very real. Should this change the way we talk about suicide?
Media can influence our interpretation of suicide clusters. Girl Image via www.shutterstock.com

Can media reporting lead to more suicides?

Media reporting can not only create a perception of suicide clusters on university campuses, but it can affect the suicide rate in subtle ways.

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