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#Pieta House

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.

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.

From The42 Choirs across Ireland came out to show wonderful support for Darkness Into Light Glorious
From TheJournal.ie Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event Before Sunrise This post contains videos

Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event

All over the country (and overseas too) people got up ridiculously early to run for Pieta House.

From TheJournal.ie Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved' Column

Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved'

An anonymous contributor writes about the complexities of helping a person who suffers from mental illness.

From TheJournal.ie A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow Pieta House

A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow

Eamonn Keaveney hopes to raise money for mental health services – and break a world record – as he sets off on his journey.

A Galway gal just came up with the perfect solution to creepy lads in clubs

Will also work on creeps of any gender, FYI.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help' Broken System This post contains videos

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'

The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.

From The42 Brilliant new Tipperary club hurling jersey to raise awareness for suicide prevention Mind Our Men

Brilliant new Tipperary club hurling jersey to raise awareness for suicide prevention

Portroe have teamed up with Pieta House to help raise awareness for mental health through the ‘Mind our Men’ campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Take care - scam artists are going door to door pretending to collect for Pieta House Heartless

Take care - scam artists are going door to door pretending to collect for Pieta House

A spokesperson for the charity has urged people to be vigilant.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House Kildare Street

Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House

The incident took place in the last hour.

From The42 In pictures: runners on their marks for Darkness Into Light event this morning Rise And Shine
From The42 100,000 people will get up ridiculously early to walk and run for a great cause tomorrow Fundraiser

100,000 people will get up ridiculously early to walk and run for a great cause tomorrow

The Darkness Into Light event takes place in 80 venues around Ireland and the world on Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dragging myself out of bed on cold mornings, I wonder if I'm mad – but it's for a good cause' Opinion

'Dragging myself out of bed on cold mornings, I wonder if I'm mad – but it's for a good cause'

Ever fancied cycling cross-country from Kildare to Galway? It’s not always easy but you’ll raise much-needed funds (and have serious craic).

From The42 34 intercounty GAA jerseys proudly on display at Dublin airport Dub32

34 intercounty GAA jerseys proudly on display at Dublin airport

Unique exhibition aimed at increasing awareness of suicide prevention and to raise funds for the Pieta House charity

From TheJournal.ie Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out' Undocumented

Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out'

More than €72,000 has been provided to fund counselling and suicide prevention services to the Irish community in New York.

From TheJournal.ie The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours Love/Hate

The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours

Pieta House are now in possession of the coveted shoes, and are running a text-to-win competition.

From TheJournal.ie Good Will Hunting is on in 22 cinemas tonight with cash going to suicide charities Robin Williams

Good Will Hunting is on in 22 cinemas tonight with cash going to suicide charities

Almost €20,000 has been raised for Pieta House so far.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the guy running the entire perimeter of Ireland Marathon Man

Meet the guy running the entire perimeter of Ireland

Brave guy. The distance is the equivalent of 33 marathons in 40 days.

From The42 Dublin star Flynn steps outside 'comfort zone' and helps to promote suicide awareness Mental Health

Dublin star Flynn steps outside 'comfort zone' and helps to promote suicide awareness

The two-time All-Ireland winner has sought to publicise the work of suicide and self harm centre Pieta House.

From TheJournal.ie Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation Support

Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation

Produced with Pieta House and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, it is aimed at helping individuals to recognise the signs of suicidal behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Worried about someone? Here's how to help a friend in crisis Sponsored By Pieta House

Worried about someone? Here's how to help a friend in crisis

An eight-step action plan to help anyone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts.

From TheJournal.ie Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder Suicide

Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder

Joan Freeman says that suicide is a “warm blanket used by our politicians during the cold days of campaigning, only to be shrugged off when elected”.

Eoghan McDermott posts moving video about his own self-harm experience

McDermott was speaking after helping to launch Pieta House’s Darkness Into Light charity run.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide, the Irish language and Rehab Oireachtas Agenda

Suicide, the Irish language and Rehab

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie Community and a secret millionaire help Pieta House open in Tuam Galway

Community and a secret millionaire help Pieta House open in Tuam

Pieta House West opened its doors yesterday, thanks to the hard work of a lot of people.

From TheJournal.ie New campaign aims to curb suicides amongst farmers Mind Our Men

New campaign aims to curb suicides amongst farmers

The campaign is being launched by Pieta House as part of its Mind Our Men initiative.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Now, more than ever, we need to Mind Our Men Opinion

Column: Now, more than ever, we need to Mind Our Men

Today is a day for appreciating and spoiling the men in our lives – but, with the rate of male suicide in Ireland continuing to rise, we also need to look out for their mental health now more than ever, writes Joan Freeman.

From The42 The Dubs will wear this jersey with a suicide awareness logo at Croker GAA

The Dubs will wear this jersey with a suicide awareness logo at Croker

The new shirt boasts the logo of Pieta House, the suicide awareness group.

From The42 Gaelic players get behind men's suicide awareness campaign Mind Our Men This post contains videos

Gaelic players get behind men's suicide awareness campaign

GAA stars Eoin Cadogan, Séamus Hennessy and Darran O’Sullivan have backed the Mind Our Men mental health initiative.

From TheJournal.ie 22 great pictures of you running (and walking) from Darkness into Light DIL2013 This post contains images

22 great pictures of you running (and walking) from Darkness into Light

Tens of thousands of people got up early this morning to take part in Darkness into Light events across the country in aid of Pieta House.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year Pieta House

Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year

Figures show that nearly 1,000 of those who contacted the suicide and self-harm crisis centre were aged between 25 and 44.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Rea: Ireland not doing enough to tackle male suicide rates Suicide

Stephen Rea: Ireland not doing enough to tackle male suicide rates

“I have young sons. You worry desperately about young men who seem to lose connection.”

From TheJournal.ie Fighting suicide in Ireland: "What stops people from reaching out is fear" Mind Our Men

Fighting suicide in Ireland: "What stops people from reaching out is fear"

Pieta House has launched the Mind Our Men campaign

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House launches 'Mind Our Men' to reduce male suicide Suicide

Pieta House launches 'Mind Our Men' to reduce male suicide

The campaign aims to empower people in spotting and dealing with the signs and symptoms of suicide.

From TheJournal.ie Campaign to reduce male suicides to be launched Suicide

Campaign to reduce male suicides to be launched

Pieta House is to launch the Mind Our Men campaign next week, which will “equip the public with the skills needed to reach out to the men in their lives during times of crisis”.

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House to open suicide crisis centre in Galway Suicide Prevention

Pieta House to open suicide crisis centre in Galway

“We were in a fortunate position that we weren’t getting anything from the Government” – Joan Freeman, CEO.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year Suicide

Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year

New figures show 525 people took their own lives in Ireland in 2011.