AIMHS News & Commentary:
In order to more effectively address the alarming rates and numbers of suicide deaths in Australia, Male Suicide Prevention Australia (MSPA) and the Australian Institute of Male Health and Studies have published several new documents that are designed in part to begin a process of changing the way we think, speak – and act – in suicide prevention and mental health promotion.
The International Conference on Men's Issues (ICMI) is a series of annual conferences presented by AVfM Education, LLC dealing with social and legal issues that affect men and boys.
This year's conference is being held in Gold Coast, Australia.
The purpose of this document is to help clarify some of the confusion and ambiguity that exists in suicide prevention work, especially in relation to two key areas - the place of mental health in suicide protection and activity as it relates to men.