Year: 2008 Source: Health Service Journal, (April 3, 2008), p.22-24 SIEC No: 20090575

Suicide is the second most common cause of death among young men in Wales, after accidents. Government & voluntary organizations are working to lower suicide rates but sensationalised media coverage, such as happened when 17 teenagers died by suicide in the area of Bridgend, needs to reined in. Some examples of community agencies offering services to young people are provided.