"We haven't been doing that as well as we can, and we need to"
The longest-serving member of Tynwald says the Isle of Man must take better care of its most vulnerable.
David Cretney MLC has been leading an inquiry about suicide here, which will result in a report being laid before Tynwald before the end of year and debated in the new year.
Mr Cretney, who also heads up the Manx Labour Party, says it's something which has affected most Island citizens in some way:
Mr Cretney was speaking live on Manx Radio's Perspective programme - you can listen to that episode in full as a podcast here.