Suicide and self-harm


Suicide and self-harm including suicide, suicide attempt, suicidal ideation and self-injury, intentional alcohol and other drug (AOD) poisoning, and associated mental ill health are major public health issues with significant costs for individuals, families and the broader community. A public health response across populations in general, targeted at those who are at increased risk and directed at risk-factors to suicide prevention requires data for evidence-based interventions. The Turning Point National Ambulance Surveillance System data is an important part of the public health evidence-base to reduce suicide.

Project team

Turning Point team

Dr Debbie Scott, Professor Dan Lubman, Dr Rowan Ogeil, and Ms Naomi Beard

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