Dr Leske

Dr Stuart Leske

BSc Psych, PgD Psych, PhD Phil

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

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Dr Stuart Leske is a Senior Research Assistant at the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) and works 0.9 FTE asam the project manager of the Queensland Suicide Register (QSR).


Dr Leske is interested in connecting with others who are involved or interested in public health surveillance of suicide attempts and deaths or analysing the datasets produced by such surveillance efforts. Dr Leske's current focus is on suicide mortality data to improve Queensland surveillance and record systems.

Dr Leske has a lived experience of a major depressive episode and, suicidal ideation, psychiatric (anti-depressants and anxiolytic medications) and psychological treatments (ACT, CBT, DBT), and inpatient and outpatient mental health care.

Research areas:
  • Adults
  • Children or young people
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Target groups (CALD, LGBTI, Rural/remote, Lived experience)
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
  • Mental health, mental ill health
  • Interventions
  • Settings (workplaces, mental health services, education, communities)
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
  • Connecting with post-graduate candidates
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
Dr Leske
Dr Stuart Leske

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Learn more