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Powerful video spearheads campaign to prevent young adults in North Lanarkshire taking their own lives

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A powerful video targeting young adults has been produced in a bid to prevent suicides in North Lanarkshire.It’s at the forefront of a new campaign which aims to raise awareness of the issue and signposts where you can get help for either yourself, or friends and family members.The Let’s Talk campaign is part of Suicide Prevention North Lanarkshire’s focus on tackling the stigma around suicide and raising awareness about where to get help, as the latest figures show an increase in the number of young adults, those aged 16 to 24 years old, taking their own lives.

The video also encourages young people to talk more openly about suicide.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android The campaign was launched by North Lanarkshire Council leader, Jordan Linden, who himself has had personal experience of feelings of low mood and living with depression.He said, “I know first-hand the emotional worry and stress that people live with, when living with poor mental health.

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