Launch of Suicide in Queensland: Annual Report 2020

Posted 6th October 2020 in General

The Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) at Griffith University have released the Suicide in Queensland Annual Report 2020 (Suicide in Queensland) providing information on recent suicide trends in Queensland to target and inform suicide prevention activities.

The report includes information from 1990 to July 2020 drawn from a public health surveillance system - the Queensland Suicide Register (QSR) and the interim Queensland Suicide Register (iQSR).

The report summarises current suicide rates, as well as contributing factors and circumstantial issues highlighting a range of economic, social and health characteristics of those who died by suicide in Queensland. The report also discusses opportunities to prevent suicide through delivering evidence-based interventions with documented effectiveness to the groups of Queensland residents.

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