'Crisis not being taken seriously enough' - Mike King

Mental health advocate Mike King says the Government's failure to change its approach is to blame for yet another increase in suicides.

Latest suicide figures revealed a record high 606 people took their lives in the last 12 months, 27 more than last year.

Mike told Duncan Garner on The AM Show "Four-hundred-and-fifty-seven men took their lives - half of them reached out for help and help wasn't there. We've got services in crisis."