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Please carefully consider your needs when reading the following information about suicide and self-harm. If this material raises concerns for you contact Lifeline on 13 11 14, or see other ways you can seek help.
The information included here places an emphasis on data, and as such, can appear to depersonalise the pain and loss behind the statistics. The AIHW acknowledges the individuals, families and communities affected by suicide each year in Australia.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that information relating to Indigenous suicide and self-harm is included.
The AIHW supports the use of the Mindframe guidelines on responsible, accurate and safe suicide and self-harm reporting. Please consider these guidelines when reporting on statistics on the monitoring of suicide and self-harm.
For information on future planned updates to the publication see Data update schedule.
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30 Mar 2021
Victoria & New South Wales Suicide Register data - Suspected deaths by suicide
The use of mental health services, psychological distress, loneliness, suicide, ambulance attendances and COVID-19
18 Nov 2020
Mortality data; Geography – Suicide by PHN areas.
9 Nov 2020
9 Oct 2020
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