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LESSONS & TOPICS

Facts & Myths About Suicide

Facts & Myths About Suicide

This short activity is a myth buster to help us develop a greater understanding of the reasons people suicide and the way we can help them. Resources include the World Health Organisation1,Australian Bureau of Statistics2, Nevada Division of Public and Behavioural Health – Office of Suicide Prevention3 and the Department of Veterans Affairs4

  1. https://www.who.int/mental_health/suicide-prevention/myths.pdf
  2. https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/by%20Subject/3303.0~2018~Main%20Features~Intentional%20self-harm,%20key%20characteristics~3
  3. http://suicideprevention.nv.gov/Youth/Myths/
  4. https://at-ease.dva.gov.au/suicideprevention/suicide-prevention/facts-and-myths-about-suicide