Radio pitch for assignment

One line pitch: – Men’s mental health continues to be a problem

Backround-

5,821 suicides in 2017- 75% (¾ of those being men)

Suicide represents the biggest cause of death in men under 50.

Angles

In recent events of reality tv stars dying and increase in male suicide, support needs to be increased to catch early stages of mental health issues.

Mental health has become a huge issue, one which continues to be missed and needs further attention to stop men needlessly dying in silence.

Possible contributors

Health professional (Doctor, psychiatrist etc.)

Councillor (LSBU councillor possibly)

Mental health charities

Possible sound elements

Possible treaments to help mental health (sound exercises)