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#Pieta House

# pieta-house - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid Aras18

'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid

Despite being tipped for a run for the Áras for months, Freeman’s campaign has been muted until now.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 12 hilarious everyday Google questions, illustrated by Irish artists Snapshot

12 hilarious everyday Google questions, illustrated by Irish artists

Irish illustrators raise money for Pieta House by drawing your weird and wonderful Google searches.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings Presidential Election

Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings

The current situation makes it very difficult for prospective candidates to organise campaigns, Freeman said.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run Joan Freeman

Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run

Joan Freeman said it is her lifelong ambition to “deliver a better quality of life”.

# pieta-house - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light Dawn Breaking

In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light

The event began with just 400 people walking in Phoenix Park in 2008.

# pieta-house - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated' Mental Health This post contains videos

Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated'

We spoke to Joe at The Response Series Exhibition for Darkness into Light 2018.

# pieta-house - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Self-harm hospital presentations 'just the tip of the iceberg', mental health services warn Mental Health

Self-harm hospital presentations 'just the tip of the iceberg', mental health services warn

Pieta House and St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are calling for more discussion to be had around self-harm.

# pieta-house - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey Mental Health

From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey

In 2006, Freeman put her house up as collateral to fund Pieta House. Now, she’s just launched a New York branch.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York Solace House

Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York

Solace House is a suicide and self-harm charity, which serves the Irish Diaspora and others in New York.

# pieta-house - Monday 16 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Volkswagen combed through 5,000 Instagram pics for this charity calendar VW Snapshot

Volkswagen combed through 5,000 Instagram pics for this charity calendar

Each calendar will cost €10 and all proceeds go directly to Pieta House.

# pieta-house - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie After their mother died by suicide, these Irish brothers are now helping Australians speak out Pieta House

After their mother died by suicide, these Irish brothers are now helping Australians speak out

Their mother and friend died by suicide in the space of six years.

# pieta-house - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'No one should suffer alone, suicide is a community issue and everyone's business' Take Action

'No one should suffer alone, suicide is a community issue and everyone's business'

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day today. Here’s what events are happening to mark it.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

From The42 'It's important to have male role models promoting wellness' - St Pat's announce partnership with Pieta House Mental Health

'It's important to have male role models promoting wellness' - St Pat's announce partnership with Pieta House

Pieta House provides free counselling services to people in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm.

# pieta-house - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From The42 'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro Carrying The Load

'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro

Enda O’Doherty aims to climb 19,340 ft summit next month to raise awareness about mental health.

# pieta-house - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Irish app that wants to help people get up in the morning Firstup

The Irish app that wants to help people get up in the morning

Pieta House said that they hoped their partnership with the app would help users in a “meaningful and positive way”.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light' Mental Health

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'

Senator Joan Freeman originally praised the Taoiseach for his involvement, but took a different view today in the Seanad.

# pieta-house - Monday 8 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light Before Sunrise

'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light

Well over 150,000 people took part in events this year, according to charity Pieta House.

# pieta-house - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light Pieta House

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light

The symbolic walk into the light is aimed at encouraging people to talk about suicide and mental health issues.

From TheJournal.ie Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light Before Sunrise

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.

# pieta-house - Friday 5 May, 2017

This Humans of Dublin post tells the bittersweet story of how Darkness Into Light began

Pieta House’s annual walk for suicide prevention takes place this weekend.

# pieta-house - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide' Pieta House This post contains videos

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

# pieta-house - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had' Darkness Into Light

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

# pieta-house - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there' Darkness Into Light

'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there'

At times it felt like there was no hope of recovery at all, writes Brian Scallan

# pieta-house - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed' Darkness Into Light

'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'

Ireland rugby international Hannah Tyrrell on the eating disorder that overshadowed her teenage years

# pieta-house - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to' Darkness Into Light

'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'

Patricia Turner lost her son to suicide in 2009.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness' Pieta House

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# pieta-house - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Croker to Killimor: Galway GAA club partner with Pieta House for 186km fundraising cycle Fair Play

Croker to Killimor: Galway GAA club partner with Pieta House for 186km fundraising cycle

Over 80 people will take part in the cycle in aid of the club and suicide awareness charity on Saturday.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise Awareness

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise

A conference will be held next month to raise awareness of how to tackle self-harm.

# pieta-house - Monday 26 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This man ran right through Christmas night to raise money for Pieta House Darkness Into Light

# pieta-house - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled' Opinion

'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'

Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units Mental Health

Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units

Founder Joan Freeman wants the government to allow such children to be admitted to private institutions.

# pieta-house - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating' Ditch The Script

'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'

There’s a greater vulnerability associated with improv than other forms of performance, Neil Curran explains why that doesn’t have to be scary.

# pieta-house - Friday 28 October, 2016

# pieta-house - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas Mind Our Farm Families

Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas

Pieta House and the IFA are running a phoneline and counselling service.

# pieta-house - Thursday 18 August, 2016

# pieta-house - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

# pieta-house - Monday 1 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These two people are running the ENTIRE Wild Atlantic Way for charity Fair Play

# pieta-house - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services Console

Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services

All charity services will be transferred with immediate effect.

# pieta-house - Sunday 3 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet Sole Searching

This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet

Eamonn Keaveney has been walking barefoot around Ireland’s coast to raise money for Pieta house.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity Suicide Prevention

Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity

Joan Freeman was named as one of the Taoiseach’s nominees to the Seanad last week.

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