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Our Media Guidelines for reporting suicide are also available in Welsh.
Our bilingual Media Guidelines were developed following our widest-ever consultation with journalists, suicide academia and relevant stakeholder groups.
On average, over 300 people take their own lives by suicide each year across Wales.
Research shows that inappropriate reporting of suicide may lead to imitational behaviour.
They provide practical recommendations for reporting suicide across all media.
It’s important that these guidelines are accessible to all media across Wales and I’m delighted that we have this bilingual version.
Sarah Stone, Samaritans Executive Director for Wales