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Suicide Prevention

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee held a consultation to welcome your views on the extent of the problem of suicide in Wales

Terms of reference:

The Committee called for evidence about:

  • The extent of the problem of suicide in Wales and evidence for its causes - including numbers of people dying by suicide, trends and patterns in the incidence of suicide; vulnerability of particular groups; risk factors influencing suicidal behaviour.
  • The social and economic impact of suicide.
  • The effectiveness of the Welsh Government’s approach to suicide prevention - including the suicide prevention strategy Talk to me 2 and its impact at the local, regional and national levels; the effectiveness of multi-agency approaches to suicide prevention; public awareness campaigns; reducing access to the means of suicide.
  • The contribution of the range of public services to suicide prevention, and mental health services in particular.
  • The contribution of local communities and civil society to suicide prevention.
  • Other relevant Welsh Government strategies and initiatives - for example Together for Mental Health, data collection, policies relating to community resilience and safety.
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention.


Disclosure of information

Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Email: Contact@Senedd.Wales
Telephone: 0300 200 6565