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Depression, suicidality and loneliness: mental health and Australian men

Media release — September 2020

Despite making up more than three quarters of deaths by suicide in Australia, a quarter of men say they would not seek help from anyone for mental health concerns, according to research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).

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Families stepping up to help us cope with COVID-19, new survey finds

Media release — August 2020

Families and friends are playing a critical role helping their loved ones cope with the financial and emotional fallout from COVID-19, with new research from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) revealing younger people and those in regional and remote communities, in particular, were struggling to access the professional support services they needed.

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