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Suicide is a critical public health problem worldwide. In Australia, five men and two women suicide every day. It is considered the leading cause of social burden in Australia.

Suicide is one of the most preventable forms of death. However, prevention is complex. Research shows that a successful prevention strategy needs to address this complexity through context specific multi-level interventions.

The Thompson Institute has developed a three-point strategy to address the problem of suicide across the Sunshine Coast. This strategy involves:  

  • Rolling out an evidence‐based, suicide-prevention program with community partners.
  • Developing a novel digital tool to improve community awareness and understanding of risk factors associated with suicide.
  • Conducting innovative research and clinical trials investigating the most promising pharmacological interventions for treating chronic suicidal ideation.
Alliance for Suicide Prevention Sunshine Coast
The Alliance for Suicide Prevention - Sunshine Coast

Working with the community on an evidence-based suicide prevention program.

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Clinical Trial - Novel Treatment of Suicidality

Clinic trial for chronic suicidal ideation.

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Digital Tool

Improving community awareness and understanding of the risk factors associated with suicide.

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