In an Australian first, research from Griffith has found that relationship problems may see male miners at greater risk of suicide, relative to men in other occupations. The study led by the university’s Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP), compares psychiatric histories and life events among men in mining and other occupations, prior to death. The study […]
Griffith aims to tackle the myths about mental health among miners.
There is a need to better understand the relationship between access to appropriate and high-quality physical and mental healthcare in rural areas and suicide.
Griffith's research into suicide is applauded by the Ambassador for Italy.
It is increasingly claimed that mining industry employment, especially “Fly-in Fly-out” (FIFO) work, may be associated with a heightened risk of suicide, AISRAP intend to find out if it's true.
One in four people who provide care for a family member with dementia have contemplated suicide more than once in the last year, says Griffith research.
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
Monday September 10 marks the tenth anniversary of World Suicide Prevention Day, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that this complex issue is any closer to becoming acceptable dinner table talk. On the other hand, for Naoko Ide it is important to create an environment for people to open up about their thoughts and feelings in […]