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  1. WHEN DISASTER STRIKES SUICIDE AWARENESS & SUICIDE NEGOTIATION Presented by Chief Inspector Gary Raymond APM (Rtd.) NALAG 2006 Copyright 2006

  2. SUICIDE AWARENESS Watch for these lights during the presentation as an indicator of KEY POINTS

  3. SUICIDE AWARENESS DISCLAIMER This workshop is an awareness package only and does not qualify the participant to exercise help beyond their own qualifications, accreditation or experience.

  4. SUICIDE AWARENESS Research proves that receiving ‘Suicide Awareness Education’ and applying it, reduces the incidence of suicide in the community.

  5. SUICIDE AWARENESS THE PAST As we talk about suicide today, you may have either been suicidal yourself or have had someone significant in your life suicide. It’s normal to experience flashbacks during a workshop. You may want to talk with someone about it today or another time. It’s what you want to do.

  6. SUICIDE AWARENESS We must all agree that any personal discussion during our time together today must be kept………….. CONFIDENTIAL

  7. SUICIDE AWARENESS SUICIDE the “forever decision”

  8. SUICIDE AWARENESS A DEPRESSIVE LOSS OR CHANGE IS THE FIRST INDICATOR OF SUICIDE POTENTIAL

  9. SUICIDE AWARENESS ACUTE OR CHRONIC DEPRESSION IS THE MAJOR INDICATOR OF SUICIDE POTENTIAL

  10. SUICIDE AWARENESS The best way to find out if a person is suicidal is to? ASK

  11. SUICIDE AWARENESS DO WE HAVE A SUICIDE PROBLEM IN AUSTRALIA? Each day, at least 7 people die from suicide. Each day, at least 110 people attempt suicide. Teenage suicide has trebled in the last 30 years.

  12. SUICIDE AWARENESS More than 2,000 people die by suicide each year. That’s the size of some country towns every year. Since 1991, more people have suicided than have been killed in motor vehicle collisions.

  13. SUICIDE AWARENESS Males are 5 times more likely to suicide than females. There is a higher youth suicide rate in the rural areas than in the urban areas. Males under 25 have a high suicide rate. There are more suicides than homicides.

  14. SUICIDE AWARENESS Rates of suicide amongst our indigenous people are higher than the rest of the population, proportionately. Rates of suicide for males 60 years and over are rising sharply. Australia is ranked 5th in the world for suicide.

  15. SUICIDE AWARENESS In June 2002, Australia was rated No.1 in the world for the highest suicide rate of young males. (aged 25 years and under) This has improved in 2006

  16. SUICIDE AWARENESS SUICIDE HIGH RISK GROUPS

  17. SUICIDE AWARENESS PREVIOUS SUICIDE ATTEMPTERS

  18. SUICIDE AWARENESS THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST SOMEONE SIGNIFICANT

  19. SUICIDE AWARENESS DEPRESSED or CONFUSED MENTALLY ILL PEOPLE

  20. SUICIDE AWARENESS VICTIMS OF ABUSE or NEGLECT

  21. SUICIDE AWARENESS DYSFUNCTIONAL or BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS

  22. SUICIDE AWARENESS HOMOSEXUALS & GENDER CONFUSED

  23. SUICIDE AWARENESS FINANCIAL LOSS OR FINANCIAL MISMANAGEMENT

  24. SUICIDE AWARENESS ALCOHOL or SUBSTANCE ABUSERS

  25. SUICIDE AWARENESS INAPPROPRIATE PRESCRIBING OR USE OF BEHAVIOURAL MEDICATION

  26. SUICIDE AWARENESS DEPRESSED SENIOR CITIZENS

  27. SUICIDE AWARENESS FAILURE TO ACHIEVE A GOAL OR VISION

  28. SUICIDE AWARENESS OCCULT OR CULT INVOLVEMENT (may be multiple suicides involved)

  29. SUICIDE AWARENESS AUSTRALIA’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

  30. SUICIDE AWARENESS PEOPLE IN POLICE, MENTAL HEALTH OR GAOL CUSTODY

  31. SUICIDE AWARENESS YOUNG MEN UNDER 25 YEARS

  32. SUICIDE AWARENESS SACRIFICIAL IDEOLOGY (suicide bombers) (domestic violence offenders)

  33. SUICIDE AWARENESS “SUICIDE BY POLICE”

  34. SUICIDE AWARENESS TERMINALLY ILL OR INCAPACITATED PEOPLE (euthanasia)

  35. SUICIDE AWARENESS DEPRESSED CARING PROFESSIONALS

  36. SUICIDE AWARENESS DEPRESSED DEFENCE FORCE PERSONNEL (peacetime or combat)

  37. SUICIDE AWARENESS DEPRESSED VIETNAM VETERANS & THEIR CHILDREN

  38. SUICIDE AWARENESS OVERWELMING CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS OR POST TRAUMATIC STRESS

  39. SUICIDE AWARENESS DEPRESSED RURAL RESIDENTS

  40. SUICIDE AWARENESS ANY SUDDEN TRAUMATIC LOSS OR CHANGE

  41. SUICIDE AWARENESS What outward signs and symptoms will I first notice when looking for suicidal people? USUALLY NONE

  42. SUICIDE AWARENESS MAJOR POINT

  43. SUICIDE AWARENESS You should look for three things: 1) Their circumstances 2) Their circumstances 3) Their circumstances

  44. SUICIDE AWARENESS You should FIRST NOTICE their CIRCUMSTANCES A depressing loss or change is the first suicide risk factor. Signs and symptoms come later as their circumstances fail to resolve themselves.

  45. SUICIDE AWARENESS If I find out that a person has suffered a loss or change, how do I find out if they’re depressed about it? Ask, “Are you depressed over that event or not?”

  46. SUICIDE AWARENESS How do I find out how deeply depressed they are? Ask, “On a scale of 1 to 10 where 1 is a little down and 10 is devastated, how depressed are you?”

  47. SUICIDE AWARENESS ASSESSING THE DEPRESSED PERSON FOR SUICIDE RISK INDICATORS

  48. SUICIDE AWARENESS Sudden unexplained improvement during or after depression.

  49. SUICIDE AWARENESS Expresses hopelessness and helplessness in their life.

  50. SUICIDE AWARENESS Previous suicide attempts or self inflicted injuries.