A recent article mentioned the deadliest jobs for Australian men but writers aren’t talking about just the physical risks and hazards involved with work. Figures show that mental health issues among tradies is a serious problem that is claiming many lives.

Experts say tradies are taking their lives in Australia at an unprecedented rate and shockingly suicide is the main cause of death in men in this country between the ages of 15 and 44.

Men are also 3 times more likely to harm themselves than women and are 3 times more likely to take their own lives.

Read more about this growing epidemic and what can be done at

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