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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Six Men Jailed Over Kidnap, Rape, Murder Of Child

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

Gillard: 'I Wish I Understood More' About Mental Health As PM

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Since stepping away from politics, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has dedicated her time to helping the nation's mental health battle.

National

National

Does Australia Need A Minister For Suicide Prevention?

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As Scott Morrison prepares to unveil his new-look ministry, there are calls for him to follow the UK's lead and appoint a Minister for Suicide Prevention.

World

World

Teenage Girl Dies Following Instagram Poll Result

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Warning: This article features disturbing content and mentions of suicide.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Aloe Blacc Says He Still Feels Avicii's Presence After His Death

3 min read

Back in 2013, Aloe Blacc scored his first number one in Australia (and 21 other countries) thanks to Swedish DJ and producer Avicii's hit, "Wake Me Up".

National

National

People With Borderline Personality Disorder Aren't Getting The Support They Need

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People with borderline personality disorder are up to 45 times more likely to take their own lives, but sufferers say treatment is hard to access

News

News

Brain Scans Show Promise In Identifying Suicidal Thoughts

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Researchers in Pennsylvania were able to determine with 90 percent accuracy whether a person had past suicidal thoughts or attempts.

National

National

Prisons Urged To Find Sheet Replacement After A Number Of Suicides

3 min read

CONTENT WARNING: This piece discusses suicide, including methodology.

National

National

Youth Suicide Rates Spiked After Release Of '13 Reasons Why', Study Finds

3 min read

Youth suicide rates in the United States spiked after the release of Netflix's controversial show '13 Reasons Why', a new study has found.

World

World

Mass Student Suicides Blamed On Faulty Exam System

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A disturbing number of Indian students have died by suicide after the exam results of the Telangana Intermediate Examination results were announced and parents believe faulty exam software is responsible.

World

World

A Second Parkland Student Has Died In An Apparent Suicide

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A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has died in what appears to be a suicide, police said.

World

World

How The Story Of A Young Girl's Death Is Saving Lives

4 min read

WARNING: This story contains a discussion of suicide.

Crime

Crime

What Are The Laws Around Cyber Abuse In Australia?

3 min read

Cyber-bullying is here to stay and the laws surrounding it are changing, so how does the law apply to different kinds of cyberbullying?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Warnings Over Scam 'Emergency' Text Messages

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Michelle Carter Is Going To Jail For Texting Suicide Case

1 min read

 A judge ordered a young woman to begin serving her 15-month prison sentence for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself.

Tech

Tech

Instagram Launches 'Sensitivity Filters' After Death Of 14-Year-Old Molly Russell

2 min read

WARNING: This article discusses self-harm and suicide.

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

Annalise’s Death Is A Tragic Reminder Of The Friends I’ve Lost To Mental Health

4 min read

The tragic passing of Australian actress and model Annalise Braakensiek brought home some damning home truths -- mental health issues don't discriminate, and they've become a national crisis.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Modern Family's Sarah Hyland Reveals Shock Suicide Battle

2 min read

Sarah Hyland, who plays Haley Dunphy on the hit series, has spoken out about her mental health battles following health issues over the years.

National

National

'13 Reasons Why' Increases Suicide Risk For Vulnerable Teens: Study

2 min read

Young people treated in a psychiatric emergency department report that watching hit Netflix show 13 Reasons Why increased their risk of suicide, according to a new study from the University of Michigan.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Mel B Opens Up About 2014 Suicide Attempt

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In Mel B's new memoir 'Brutally Honest', the Spice Girl opened up about attempting suicide during her tumultuous marriage to her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte.

Health

Health

Actual Suicide Note, Now Turned Into Art Sending A Powerful Message

3 min read

It's the kind of note no one wants to read. 

News

News

Woman Kills Herself And Children After Husband Fakes Death

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A man has turned himself into police in China after he allegedly faked his own death for an insurance pay out.

National

National

New Cause Of Death Report Shows Surge In Suicide Rate

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More than 3000 Australians died by suicide in 2017, as mental health organisations beg for action on the "preventable" deaths.

World

World

Girlfriend Bragged About Convincing Boyfriend To Kill Himself

3 min read

Shocking texts have revealed Michelle Carter bragged about convincing her boyfriend to kill himself.

Audrey Griffen

Audrey Griffen

My Fairy-Tale Romance With Osher And 'The Other Osher'

6 min read

Every rose has its thorny issues.

Health

Health

I Instantly Regretted Leaping Off The Golden Gate Bridge

5 min read

Kevin Hines’ story is not defined by his suicide attempt but by what came after.

National

National

How To Help People Deal With The Death Of A Loved One

3 min read

Why saying 'if you want to talk give me a call' is not enough.

Good News

Good News

How Mates Help Military Veterans Through Mental Health Trouble

3 min read

"One of the things my dad always felt was alone. That's why this is important"

National

National

#YouCanTalk Campaign Launches To End Suicide Silence

3 min read

2866 people in Australia died by suicide in 2016.