Indigenous suicide linked to bigger picture issues, psychologist says

A damning report on the rate of suicide among Indigenous Australians has revealed more than 680 Indigenous people have taken their lives since 2011. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project has released maps showing just how many communities across the country are affected. If you or anyone you know needs help: Regional Queensland communities recorded some of the highest rates, along with areas of the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Indigenous psychologist Ed Moseby said suicide was just one aspect of a very complex situation, and it was time to tackle the big picture. “I think…
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