NEWS

February 21, 2017

Marriage equality improves mental health

Significant new research from the US shows marriage equality legislation is associated with a reduced number of suicide attempts in adolescents. Young Australians who identify as […]
February 3, 2017

2016 Annual report is now available

The LifeSpan 2016 (January to October) annual report is available. The report details the phased structure of LifeSpan and our progress to date. Click here to […]
January 10, 2017

Seeking Partners In Delivery of Suicide Prevention Programs in Schools

Through our review of the evidence for programs with suicide prevention efficacy we have identified Youth Aware of Mental health (YAM) as a key intervention with […]
January 3, 2017

Development of best practice guidelines for crisis care and suicide prevention

What is the research study about? LifeSpan is currently looking for people to participate in a study that  aims to develop a set of guidelines, using […]
November 18, 2016

Latest Research – Community Care Following a Suicide Attempt

A hospital admission for self-harm represents an important opportunity for clinicians to provide formal mental health assessment and treatment as well as linking patients into ongoing […]
October 12, 2016

Black Dog applauds suicide prevention focus by ACT Labor

MEDIA RELEASE 12th October 2016 In 2015, over 3000 Australians died by suicide and over 70,000 made an attempt. Suicide is the most common cause of […]