Authors: Steve Morgan, Jim Mienczakowki & Garry King, QLD
Event: 2004 TheMHS Conference
Subject: education, self harm, suicide, young people, youth, Prevention; Recovery
Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers
Abstract: Suicide prevention and self-harming behaviour remain parlous concerns within the Australian and broader international contexts. They are also complex phenomena. Such complexity eludes simple explanation and indeed simple solutions. On this basis, interventions (at all levels of society) are conceived in interconnected and strategic ways. Given the catastrophic impact of youth suicide particularly, there remains an intense global focus upon addressing suicide and self-harm, as an issue, within the educational sector. This paper seeks to discuss key issues – also incorporating a review of contemporary American practice.
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