Kōrero: Suicide

Spin comic (2 o 2)

Spin comic

Another response to the rising levels of youth suicide in New Zealand was this 20-page comic by well-known cartoonist Dylan Horrocks. It was an initiative of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and the Mental Health Foundation, and was distributed to schools and doctors' surgeries. Spin tells of two young people's attempts to deal with emotional distress.

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Dylan Horrocks
Cartoon by Dylan Horrocks

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Suicide - Suicide rates', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/26427/spin-comic (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 16 Jul 2019 with assistance from Sunny Collings and Rosemary Du Plessis