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#Suicide Prevention

From TheJournal.ie 15,000 people to take part in largest ever study of youth mental health Suicide Prevention

15,000 people to take part in largest ever study of youth mental health

The research will help influence youth mental health policy and practice in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000 Suicide Prevention

Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000

The charity, which was liquidated last year, received the money to provide counselling services for Irish emigrants in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help? Nothing We Didn't Know

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?

The outgoing Kerry coroner is critical of the government’s new plan to reduce suicides in Kerry.

From TheJournal.ie 'A special tribute': Tree of Hope puts down roots at Leinster House Suicide Awareness

'A special tribute': Tree of Hope puts down roots at Leinster House

Representatives from across the political divide attended the ceremony that saw the tree planted on Leinster Lawn this morning.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide Send Silence Packing

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers Taxiwatch

'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers

Derek Devoy, who set up the service, suffered from depression for four years and wants to do something to help people in trouble.

From TheJournal.ie New Facebook tools allow you to help someone who might be at risk of suicide Suicide Prevention

New Facebook tools allow you to help someone who might be at risk of suicide

The new features were designed with the help of Samaritans Ireland ahead of World Suicide Day this Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner' Console

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'

The former interim CEO of Console thinks the regulator needs more powers.

From TheJournal.ie Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets Cars And Computers

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

From TheJournal.ie Father of Donal Walsh says he's 'shocked and deflated' by Console revelations Suicide Prevention

Father of Donal Walsh says he's 'shocked and deflated' by Console revelations

Fionnbar Walsh defended the work being done by the charity’s employees.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console Broken Trust

Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console

A number of irregularities have been uncovered by RTÉ.

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 TheJournal.ie Blocking suicide hotspots can reduce the number of deaths at sites by more than 90% Bridges And Cliffs

Blocking suicide hotspots can reduce the number of deaths at sites by more than 90%

The new research found that interventions can buy time to allow an individual to reconsider their actions.

From TheJournal.ie Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide Textual Healing

Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide

“It’s about meeting people where they’re at – and men simply prefer to type than talk,” says Paul Kelly of Console.

From TheJournal.ie 'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself' Suicide Prevention

'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself'

The government wants to reduce suicide and self-harm by 10% over the next five years.

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 Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide Suicide Crisis

Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide

The model has been compared to learning CPR.

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 This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff Suicide Prevention

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff

Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.

From TheJournal.ie 86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years Depression

86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years

There have been calls for specialised suicide prevention programmes in prisons.

From TheJournal.ie After 29 deaths by suicide, Samaritan signs are going up at all railway station platforms Suicide Prevention

After 29 deaths by suicide, Samaritan signs are going up at all railway station platforms

It’s hoped the signs will encourage people to seek help from the Samaritans if they need someone to talk to.

From TheJournal.ie Let's get physical - it will get you mentally fit this year too Littlethings

Let's get physical - it will get you mentally fit this year too

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

From TheJournal.ie Why you need a 'mindfulness minute' in your life Littlethings

Why you need a 'mindfulness minute' in your life

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

From TheJournal.ie Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year Littlethings

Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

From TheJournal.ie How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide Littlethings

How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

From TheJournal.ie How your food is affecting your mood Littlethings

How your food is affecting your mood

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to keep your mental health in fine fettle.

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 Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy Child Protection

Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy

Charlie Flanagan wants the issue discussed by Government.

From TheJournal.ie Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland Controversial Site

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

The controversial website says that they’ve updated their safety policies.

From TheJournal.ie Is the new Samaritans app an invasion of privacy or will it save lives? Suicide Prevention This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie "Mortified, we hope it'll be grand": Enda speaks out on male depression Bottling It Up

"Mortified, we hope it'll be grand": Enda speaks out on male depression

Men “tend to suffer in silence, or stubbornness”, the Taoiseach said today.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Would you know how to react if someone revealed they were suicidal? Suicide Prevention

Opinion: Would you know how to react if someone revealed they were suicidal?

Death is an inevitable part of life – but suicide is not. We all need to arm ourselves with the skills to intervene and assist people when they need help.

From TheJournal.ie Could you help someone who is experiencing depression? Support

Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?

Aware is a support service for people dealing with depression, it’s looking for volunteers.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide' Suicide Prevention

Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide'

Since Waterford Search and Rescue was established they have saved 74 lives.

From TheJournal.ie Most of us see Irish society as hostile to mental health problems Still Stigmatised

Most of us see Irish society as hostile to mental health problems

65% say mental health treatment is seen as a sign of failure.

From TheJournal.ie Lynch: 'We have to be careful about cases where we suspect suicide but there's no evidence' Suicide Prevention
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