Two Griffith University-led research projects have been successful in gaining grants from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) worth $2.9 million.
Frequent users of YouTube have higher levels of loneliness, anxiety, and depression according to researchers from the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP).
A previous suicide attempt remains the strongest predictor of future death by suicide, but researchers have discovered that peer support following an attempt can have a remarkable impact on reducing risk.
Greater engagement and involvement with cultural events is associated with lower suicide mortality rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Queensland.
Suicide rates were found to be up to 44% lower in communities with high levels of cultural connectedness.
The demand for Kids Helpline saw a significant increase in the volume of children and young people seeking help in 2020 compared to 2019, with mental health or emotional wellbeing the most common issues for children and young people according to a new study. Researchers from the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) […]
Griffith Master of Suicidology student Dameyon Bonson is on a mission to reduce suicide rates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQSB community.