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Suicide prevention programs are a cornerstone of the mental health system, but how well do they work? – ABC News

For every death by suicide, as many as 30 others attempt to end their life. Australia has a suicide problem — it seems we can all agree on that — but when it comes to solutions, the verdict isn’t so clear.

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For every death by suicide, as many as 30 others attempt to end their life. Australia has a suicide problem it seems we can all agree on that but when it comes to so…

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Traffic: Car and pedestrian incident at the cnr of Falvey and Ripley Rds, Ripley…

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Traffic: Car and pedestrian incident at the cnr of Falvey and Ripley Rds, Ripley. Roads are closed at Ripley Rd/Monterea Rd and Ripley Rd/Michels St. Diversions are in place while we respond to the incident.




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Red-hot Demons thrash Pies to rise into top eight – AFL

Melbourne has scored its best win in almost two years, crushing an insipid Collingwood at the Gabba

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MELBOURNE has surged into the top eight, playing its best football since 2018 to thump Collingwood by 56 points at the Gabba on Saturday night.
The Demons blew the game open with an exhilarating seven-goal second quarter and kept their foot to the floor, running out rampant 16.4 (100) to 6.8 (44) winners.
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Even without injured skipper Max Gawn, they matched Collingwood’s midfield and then used dare and bravery with the ball to open up the usual…

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Victorian restrictions working but I’m aware of ‘profoundly challenging’ isolation: Sutton – The Age

After 303 new cases on Saturday, Brett Sutton said he was aware isolation of ban on home visits was a burden ‘some people will really struggle with’.

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Home visits have been banned in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire since stage three restrictions began on July 8. An easing of stage four on September 13 would mark almost 10 weeks and Professor Sutton acknowledged a period of isolation that long would be particularly difficult for some Victorians.
“We certainly always balance: what are the benefits – psychological, health-wise – in terms of easing of restrictions?” Professor Sutton said on Saturday.
“Its profoundly challenging to be on your own. F…

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