August 26, 2019

Commenting on the suicide statistics released by the Chief Coroner today, a leading suicide prevention expert, Barry Taylor, says the increase in suicide particularly in Māori and Pacific Island is now a national disgrace and that unless there is a radical rethink what...

March 20, 2018

TaylorMade Training and Consulting is pleased to offer in 2018 a diverse range of mental wellbeing, suicide prevention and postvention as well as suicide prevention planning and evaluation training programmes throughout New Zealand.

See the 2018 Workshop Calendar for th...

February 7, 2018

Lionel Rogers, is a young vibrant leader in Fiji who founded a peer youth suicide prevention program. What he has achieved through his passion, dedication and his countless hours of volunteer work would put to shame what many NZ or Australian organisations that has muc...

November 19, 2017

There have been numerous social commentaries and television stories about the almost epidemic levels of anxiety in young people. Commentators have  correctly pointed out the various social factors that are contributing to this anxiety: growing social inequality, sense...

November 4, 2017

An interview after the Sad Blokes workshop in Masterton

August 22, 2017

An internationally respected New Zealand suicidologist who has recently returned to NZ to live, Barry Taylor, has urged all political parties and funders not to focus solely on suicide among young people but to produce policies that are evidence-based and target the gr...

July 17, 2017

Over the past year, the news has been filled with stories of well-known celebrities, sports stars who have taken their own lives. But they only represent a small number of men who each year suicide in NZ.  Men in all age groups and most ethnicities are the largest grou...

June 13, 2017

It's Mens Health Week and so I thought I would share with you my vision for men's wellbeing that I have developed after my numerous years working with men, reviewing the research and deliberating on the issues with respected colleagues all over the world.  It is not de...

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