Suicide in rural and remote areas of Australia

Date: 2012
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  Kõlves K, Milner A, McKay K, De Leo D.
Publisher:  The Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University

This report presents a holistic examination of suicide in regional and remote Australia. It predominantly focused on the Queensland experience and has investigated a wide range of psychological, environmental and cultural factors, within this bound geographical context. Includes a review of suicidal behavior in rural/remote areas of Australia, individual-level factors related to suicide and suicide prevention initiatives in rural and remote areas of Australia

Settings:  Rural Areas
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Risk and Protective Factors, Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence