The following story contains details some listeners may find distressing.Suicide advocates say there is indescribable grief over the death of a 10 year old Indigenous boy in Western Australia.
The 10 year old was living with relatives under state care when he took his own life last weekend.
An organisation is asking the WA government to establish a public registrar of suicide and self-harm incidences in out-of-home care.


If the story brings any concern to you, help is always available. Call Lifeline on 13 11 14, or for First Nations Australians, call 13 YARN, on 13 92 76.

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Produced By: Frank Bonaccorso

Featured In Story: Gerry Georgatos – Member of National Suicide and Prevention Project , and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 18th April 2024