Big Lottery's Pounds Lm Will Help Fight Spate of Suicides in Wales; More Than 13,000 People to Be Trained in Suicide Intervention Skills and Support
Byline: Greg Tindle
MENTAL health campaigners have received a pounds lm boost in their drive to help prevent suicides across Wales, it was announced today.
Mind Cymru has received backing over the next five years from the Big Lottery and aims to train thousands of people in suicide prevention techniques. The scheme, entitled Positive Choices - Helping Prevent Suicide Across Wales, aims to help those with serious mental health problems and identify those at the greatest risk of suicide.
It follows serious concerns about the number of suicides taking place in South Wales. In Bridgend a spate of apparent youth suicides since the start of 2007 has led to …
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Publication information: Article title: Big Lottery's Pounds Lm Will Help Fight Spate of Suicides in Wales; More Than 13,000 People to Be Trained in Suicide Intervention Skills and Support. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: May 6, 2008. Page number: 11. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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