Empowering community control over alcohol availability as a suicide and self-harm prevention measure: Policy opportunity in Aotearoa New Zealand
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One of the most pressing issues in public health in Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) is our rate of suicide and self-harm, particularly among young people.1,2 The 2018 New Zealand Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction recognised the challenge of reducing these rates, and raised the important issue of the role of alcohol and other substance use in increasing suicide risk.
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ANZSRC fields of research
32 - Biomedical and clinical sciences::3213 - Paediatrics::321301 - Adolescent health