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#Pieta House

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.

PHOTOS: How 1,400 nuns broke a world record in a Kerry town Nunday This post contains images

PHOTOS: How 1,400 nuns broke a world record in a Kerry town

Technically it was people dressed up in habits. But that still counts.

World record attempt for most 'nuns' in one place

1,400 people expected to don full nuns habits in Listowel, Kerry, today to raise funds for suicide prevention

From TheJournal.ie 93 per cent rise in young people seeking help for self-harm, suicidal thoughts Mental Health

93 per cent rise in young people seeking help for self-harm, suicidal thoughts

Suicide and self-harm crisis centre Pieta House says young women account for most of the increase in those seeking help.

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness Darkness Into Light

Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness

The Pieta House Darkness into Light 5km walk/run will take place this month to raise money for those who are suicidal or self-harming. It starts at 4am, bringing participants from the dark into the light.

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Monday

Every evening, TheJournal.ie brings you the day’s main news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil Aid: TDs and Senators record a song for charity Dáil Aid

Dáil Aid: TDs and Senators record a song for charity

The Oireachtas members recorded Bridge Over Troubled Water (complete with solos) at the weekend. Will you be tempted to buy a copy?

From TheJournal.ie Events around the country to mark World Suicide Prevention Day Suicide

Events around the country to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

An estimated 486 people took their own lives in Ireland last year. Events are being held around the world today to raise awareness.

From TheJournal.ie Forty per cent rise in people seeking help from suicide crisis centre Suicide

Forty per cent rise in people seeking help from suicide crisis centre

The crisis centre Pieta House said that the recession is contributing to the increase.

From TheJournal.ie Students set off on cycling fundraiser for Pieta House Fundraiser

Students set off on cycling fundraiser for Pieta House

Senator David Norris has pledged his support for the fundraiser, which will raise money for Pieta House. This organisation helps people dealing with self-harm or suicidal thoughts.

From TheJournal.ie Cases of self harm increase amongst young people Self Harm

Cases of self harm increase amongst young people

Almost 12,000 people attended hospital emergency departments last year seeking medical assistance for such self-inflicted injuries.