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Chief Science Advisor reports on youth suicide – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 26th, 2017.

The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Sir Peter Gluckman, has released a discussion paper on New Zealand’s youth suicide rate. Prepared in conjunction with departmental science advisors from Health, Education, Social Development and Justice, the paper reported on the multiple factors involved in youth suicide and discussed evidence-based approaches to prevention. “What’s different about this […]

NZ’s youth suicide among worst in OECD – report

John Kerr posted in on August 18th, 2011.

New Zealand’s youth suicide rate, while declining, is still one of the highest in the developed world, according to a new mental health report. The National Indicators 2011 report, released on Wednesday by the Mental Health Commission, examined a number of mental health issues in New Zealand. According to the Commission’s media release: “National Indicators […]

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