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CASA New Zealand Cluster Suicide

Filed under: General — Downunder @ 1:08 pm Wed 2nd May 2018

Some of the old timers will be more familiar with the acronym COSA (casualties of sexual allegations) associated with the MENZ site.

CASA (Clinical Advisory Service Aoteoroa) chief executive Dr Maree Inder;

Guidelines would demystify suicide cluster situations and give communities a road map to show them how to deal with them.

I suspect this response was generated by the ‘Labour abandoning the regions’ political stigma.

If only it was this easy to nudge a political response in terms of male suicides.

Although given the high percentage of male suicides it must be inclusive by default.

Once again it is an avoidance mechanism dealing with the community impact rather than the causes.

The artice does contain more recent statistical information.

5 Responses to “CASA New Zealand Cluster Suicide”

  1. Murray Bacon says:

    Their report is focussing only on clusters of suicides, not all suicides.
    Having said that, I would suspect that men’s familycaught$ related suicides are also likely to cluster, in the sense of a cluster of social group of people connected through men’s groups (and less so for women too).
    But the familycaught$ is much more opaque and protected from meddling researchers than the types of clusters mentioned in their report.
    This is why it is so important that men’s groups work together. Not to encourage more cluster suicides, but to bring case studies and statistics together, that the uni researchers do not get access to.
    This isn’t a casual should – I guess that these types of suicides number in many tens, to a hundred per year. Over a 30 year killing spree, the familycaught$ and its fellow travellers, have achieved a lot, in terms of money wrongfully taken and women’s and men’s suicides. They skilfully escape being appreciated by the public for what they are.

  2. voices back from the bush. says:

    Once again it is an avoidance mechanism dealing with the community impact rather than the causes.

    Yes its shameful that energy is focussed on such irrelevant bullshit to avoid realistic analysis of real risk factors of suicide.
    What’s with the picture of the woman with the large ribbon around her head?
    Can anyone explain how that relates to cluster suicide.

    So between 8-28 of the last 606 suicides -could- have been the result of clustering.

    I guess they figure no further analysis is required, the patriarchy made them do it.
    And of the 11 help services listed at the bottom of the page none of them suggest that they are specifically able to deal with men’s issues.

    Why didn’t they list Canturbury mens centre?

    In the first graph it claims to have a breakdown by gender but has no description of which line represents which gender.

    It is poorly put together, unscientific, theoretical garbage with little relevance to the problem.

    Megan Gattey, “you are only adding to the problem with this rubbish!”

  3. Kiwi Kieth says:

    Is it deliberate, that on my screen the graph colour representation for males is almost washed out. Even with my specs I need to look closely to see it. But females: totals, and ethnicity are all clear and easily seen.

  4. Evan Myers says:

    My phone doesn’t show a graph with genders in it?

  5. Downunder says:

    Doing a rough add up on the ethnicity graph and my attention to this was prompted by Maori showing significantly higher, it would appear to not include Europeans in that number.

    I have always suspected that the strength of family and tribal connections would take longer to meltdown in these groups and they may now be catching up to the European demographic who have been much easier targets in the Feminist War on Men.

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