The 2012 international theme for World Suicide Prevention Day is Suicide Prevention Across the Globe: Strengthening Protective Factors and Instilling Hope.
Here you will find details about activities taking place around Australia on September 10th (World Suicide Prevention Day), resources in which you can share with family, friends and co-workers whilst raising awareness and reducing the stigma of help-seeking and suicide in Australia.
Each year 65,000 Australian’s attempt to take their own lives (There are on average 130,000 total deaths per year in Australia) – of these attempts – Australia loses approximately 2,500 loved ones.
Nearly all suicides are preventable. This World Suicide Prevention Day, take the time to learn about suicide, recognise the signs and help to reduce the stigma associated with help-seeking – you may save a life one day.
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This site is run and operated by Suicide Prevention Australia, the national advocate for suicide and self-harm prevention. We are not a crisis or counseling provider. If you need help please see your GP urgently or click here.
After a successful launch in 2003, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is now held every year on 10 September around the world. On this day, numerous events, conferences, campaigns and local activities call to public attention one of the world’s largest causes of premature and unnecessary death – suicide.Learn more