Youth Suicide in New Zealand: a Discussion Paper

Youth Suicide in New Zealand: a discussion paper (…
26 Jul 2017

Not all suicide is the same and youth suicide often has different drivers to suicide at later ages. Further while much is spoken and argued about its prevention, it remains a complex and contentious area with much advocacy for unproven interventions. This disccusion paper makes the point that youth suicide is more than simply a mental health issue and that, with what we know at present, the focus must also include an emphasis on primary prevention starting from very early in life.

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