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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0603/S00102.htm Youth Suicide – Rejecting The Tyranny Of Silence Thursday, 30 March 2006, 9:31 am Press Release: Youth Suicide Awareness Trust 29 March 2006 Youth Suicide – Rejecting The Tyranny Of Silence Founding Chairman of the Youth Suicide Awareness Trust, Gregory Fortuin today commended those News Organisations that rejected the Tyranny of silence on the vexing issue of youth suicide. Fortuin said “It was under the regime of SILENCE that New Zealand achieved a Gold Medal in Youth Suicide. Three young people a week were taking their own lives in 1996 and as parents and as a society not many of us knew, but these so-called “experts” certainly did”. The latest stats on the Ministry of Health’s website says female suicide (10 -24) is double what it was in 2000, but the SILENCE must be maintained. [....]

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