From Sad Blokes to Well Men

A commentary in response to the current public discussion on depression arising from Greg Boyed's sudden death and the release by the Chief Coroner of the latest suicide statistics. 10% increase in rate from last year. Suicide has increased each year for the past four years. Time for some critical thinking about what we are doing. The news of Greg Boyed’s sudden death and that he had been struggling with depression once again brings into sharp focus the increasing number of men who are living and dying with depression in this country. These men are our sons, grandsons, fathers, grandfathers, uncles, cousins, friends and workmates. Statistics released by the Chief Coroner this week has shown

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