***Preventing male suicide is central to International Men’s Day

18 November 2013

‘Keeping men and boys safe’ with a key target of tackling suicide among men is the theme for International Men’s Day, 19 November.

Suicide Prevention Australia welcomes this focus but calls for a strong and active commitment by government, business and the community sector every day to prevent suicide.

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australian males aged 15-44 years and every day we lose an average of six men to suicide.

Click here to read the full media release.