There is help for finding the way back
FAMILY and friends of people who have taken their lives or attempted suicide may ask themselves some common questions: Why didn’t I see this coming? What could I have done?
It is conservatively estimated 65,000 Australians make a suicide attempt each year, and the average rate of suicide in Australia is 11.2 per 100,000.
Between 15% and 25% of people who have tried to kill themselves will attempt suicide again, and official statistics report 2300 to 2500 people die by suicide a year.
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