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SuMRC response to Chief Coroner’s release of provisional suicide statistics
21 Aug 2020
The Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC) welcomes the Chief Coroner’s annual report on provisional suicide statistics released today. The figures suggest an overall decrease in deaths by suicide in Aotearoa.
Warning bells as health and social policy ignores Asian mental health
09 Oct 2019
The Suicide Mortality Review Committee says health and social policy should not ignore Asian mental health.
Suicide rates unacceptably high – mortality review committee
27 Aug 2019
The provisional rates of suicide released yesterday continue to raise serious concerns for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC).
Understanding deaths by suicide in the Asian population of Aotearoa New Zealand | Te whakamārama i ngā mate whakamomori i te taupori Āhia i Aotearoa
This report focuses on the impact of suicide on the Asian population of Aotearoa New Zealand. In reviewing death by suicide affecting Asian people, the Suicide Mortality Review Committee aims to reinforce previous work
Suicide post-vention | An example: ‘Fusion’, Te Tai Tokerau
This report is a brief introduction to the post-vention work of Fusion in Te Tai Tokerau. It primarily uses the voices of those involved in delivering the work with the agencies and communities, to describe its challenges and successes.
Te Mauri The Life Force I Rangatahi suicide report I Te pūrongo mō te mate whakamomori o te rangatahi
This report asks why rangatahi, compared with non-Māori young people, have higher rates of death by suicide and what Aotearoa New Zealand is doing, and what else we could do, to prevent rangatahi from taking their lives by suicide.