Latest Suicide Statistics

The Australian Institute of Health & Welfare Report released on 29th September 2021 has finally provided the detail so many of us already know.

1,273 Veterans have been lost to suicide between 2001-2019 – previously reported as 465 Veteran Suicide 2001-2018. Veterans who medically seperate from the ADF are more than 3 times greater at risk of suicide.

Loss of IDENTITY – particularly having that identity removed before being actualised – is the greatest cause of Trauma (Moral Trauma). Heston spoke about this on Sky News – Watch Here.

Have a read of the latest statistics below.

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Community connection & Veterans Supporting Veterans and families is the combat power needed to fight this crisis today.

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