Britain's Teenage Suicides

Penny Marshall investigates the extraordinary suicide rate among young people in the Bridgend area of south Wales.

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20081016

Penny Marshall investigates the extraordinary suicide rate among young people in the Bridgend area of south Wales.

1/2.

She asks whether there are any underlying reasons which could help to explain why so many tragic deaths happened so close together in such a short time.

20081016

Penny Marshall investigates the extraordinary suicide rate among young people in the Bridgend area of south Wales.

1/2.

She asks whether there are any underlying reasons which could help to explain why so many tragic deaths happened so close together in such a short time.

20081023

Penny Marshall investigates the extraordinary suicide rate among young people in the Bridgend area of south Wales.

2/2.

She asks why the mental health needs of Britain's youth are often ignored.

Conditions such as depression and anorexia are becoming increasingly recognised in teenagers, but the necessary mental health services are often not there to support them.

Penny visits a project in a south London primary school that is encouraging children to look after their own mental health.

20081023

Penny Marshall investigates the extraordinary suicide rate among young people in the Bridgend area of south Wales.

2/2.

She asks why the mental health needs of Britain's youth are often ignored.

Conditions such as depression and anorexia are becoming increasingly recognised in teenagers, but the necessary mental health services are often not there to support them.

Penny visits a project in a south London primary school that is encouraging children to look after their own mental health.

0120080912

She asks whether there are any underlying reasons which could help to explain why so many tragic deaths happened so close together in such a short time.

0120080912

She asks whether there are any underlying reasons which could help to explain why so many tragic deaths happened so close together in such a short time.

02 LAST20080919

She asks why the mental health needs of Britain's youth are often ignored.

Such disorders are often difficult to identify in teenagers and in some parts of the country, such as south Wales, mental health services are very limited.

02 LAST20080919

She asks why the mental health needs of Britain's youth are often ignored.

Such disorders are often difficult to identify in teenagers and in some parts of the country, such as south Wales, mental health services are very limited.