Tag: suicide prevention


Social Policy

Suicide and self harm in prisons – A New Zealand Corrections Health Services response

Research into the mental health and suicide rates of prisoners in New Zealand presents some challenging figures, suggesting that further interventions are needed to better support those affected. A report on the prevalence of mental health disorders amongst newly-received prisoners in 2016 found that 62 percent meet the diagnosis for either a mental health disorder…

22 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Rail industry comes together with TrackSAFE | Bob Herbert AM

Bob Herbert is a respected veteran of industry and a strong champion of safety and the rail industry working together to save lives. He has an impeccable reputation for strong leadership and good governance, and in 2005 he was awarded an Order of Australia for services to industry. Bob took on the role of the…

18 Feb 2015, by Informa Insights


Preventing the rise of suicide rate

The international speaker for the 2nd Annual Forum for Suicide Prevention Policy and Practice, Carl Bell MD, Director Institute for Juvenile Research Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine University of Illinois at Chicago is a member of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Task Force which revised the 2010 strategy to produce this updated vision.…

24 Oct 2012, by Informa Insights


The Inaugural Forum For Suicide Prevention Policy in Australia 2011

The Inaugural Forum for Suicide Prevention Policy in Australia will answer questions based on the effectiveness of various suicide prevention strategies, unveiling the latest developments and addressing concerns related to the prevention of suicide in Australia such as outpatient management of a highly suicidal patient, the provision of ongoing support to caregivers, understanding the challenges…

19 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights