ABC Central Victoria / By Beth Gibson, Natalie Kerr Posted 12 JulJuly 2019 Officers escort Kate Stone from the courtroom.(ABC Central Victoria: Adriane Reardon) A
Researchers in the US have confirmed five well established but commonly overlooked facts about suicide in younger men. The ground-breaking study of children and younger
A surprising decision of the Beyond Blue board to appoint Julia Gillard as the next Chair of this non-profit organisation.Gillard expressed her opinion of men
Variations on these injustices fill the family court literature. Stats Canada does not keep separate tabs on custody-linked suicides. But Australia, a country much like our own in this regard, does — and there are about 20 hardship-related suicides a week.
“Our darling Greg died of a broken heart,” announced the death notice placed by his mother and sister when Federal MP Greg Wilton killed himself last year. Wilton’s death attracted massive publicity, highlighting the marriage break-up and loss of his children as events precipitating his drastic action. Three weeks earlier Wilton was found in a distressed state in a car with his two young children.
Greg Wilton, 44, was well aware of the vulnerability of men in his situation. Three years earlier he gave a speech in parliament commenting on a report on youth suicide, pointing out that the group at greatest risk of killing themselves were adult men.
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