Response to the consultation
Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation
Purpose of the consultation
Health, Social Care and Sport Committee held a
consultation to welcome your views on the extent of the problem of
suicide in Wales
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
- Other relevant Welsh
Government strategies and initiatives - for example Together for Mental Health, data
collection, policies relating to community resilience and
- Innovative approaches
to suicide prevention.
Disclosure of information
Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s
policy on disclosure of
before submitting information to the Committee.