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From TheJournal.ie US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds In America

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds

Researchers said: ‘The results of this study should raise awareness that young people are particularly vulnerable to the media.’

From TheJournal.ie Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars Mental Health

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars

Mike Thalassitis was found dead in London last weekend.

From The42 Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family RIP

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family

“She was not the Kelly that we knew,” her father said, after she struggled to recover from an accident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Pioneer, innovator and legend': Prodigy frontman Keith Flint dies aged 49 RIP

'Pioneer, innovator and legend': Prodigy frontman Keith Flint dies aged 49

Tributes have been pouring in for the singer, who reportedly died by suicide.

From TheJournal.ie 'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings London Fashion Week

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings

The hoodie debuted during London Fashion Week.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting on Instagram' Suicide

'We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting on Instagram'

The CEO of the company says it needs to do more.

From TheJournal.ie 'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you' East Belfast Boy

'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you'

Two new plays from a Northern Irish theatre company are touring the island of Ireland – and want to shed light on men and mental health.

From TheJournal.ie PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems' Left Behind

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'

Karen Docherty is calling for stronger support systems to be put in place for families affected by suicide.

From TheJournal.ie 'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide Mental Health

'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide

Wexford, where the TD is from, has the highest suicide rate in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases' New Research

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

From TheJournal.ie 'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement Rape

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

From The42 Juventus apologise for China 'suicide' condolence message Unfortunate

Juventus apologise for China 'suicide' condolence message

The case has drawn about 40 million views and generated thousands of comments in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer's death is ruled a suicide Mini Me

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer's death is ruled a suicide

Troyer died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office has reported.

From TheJournal.ie Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland Mental Health

Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland

The overall rate of suicide deaths has decreased in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time Who Do You Think You Are This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time

Maurice Ahern died “due to shock and haemorrhage due to gunshot wounds to the chest, self-inflicted”.

From TheJournal.ie 'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help' Opinion

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'

Marise Gaughan writes about her father’s suicide, and how she copes with mental health issues. On World Suicide Prevention Day, she asks what we can do about suicide in Ireland.

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 1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives Docklands Victims Association

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

From TheJournal.ie After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention RunningForJosie

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention

“Counselling was the most important intervention in my life and that’s not to be dramatic, that’s just being honest.”

From TheJournal.ie Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded Schools

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded

Education Minister Richard Bruton announced that the SafeTALK programme will be rolled out to six further education centres.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'A 'new profile' of women are taking their own lives in the same numbers as men' Read Me

Opinion: 'A 'new profile' of women are taking their own lives in the same numbers as men'

For women who can barely afford to feed and clothe their children, private counselling services are not even an option, writes Tara Deacy.

From TheJournal.ie 'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer RIP
From TheJournal.ie Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide Cavan

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide

The judge said he took into account the fact that the accused was “one of life’s victims”.

From TheJournal.ie Woman found guilty of impeding murder investigation by staging housemate's suicide Court

Woman found guilty of impeding murder investigation by staging housemate's suicide

The killer was never charged because he sustained a traumatic brain injury months after the murder.

From TheJournal.ie Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths Suicide

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe says access to mental health care is ‘missing or thin on the ground’ in his constituency.

From TheJournal.ie There was an increase in US suicides following the death of Robin Williams Mental Health

There was an increase in US suicides following the death of Robin Williams

The much-loved actor died by suicide in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea to criminalise suicide pacts South Korea

South Korea to criminalise suicide pacts

The criminalisation of suicide pacts was among a series of measures approved by the cabinet today.

From TheJournal.ie No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying Dublin

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time' Road To Recovery

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.' Mental Health

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'

Michael Healy Rae shared an emotional story about the tragic death of a man in his constituency with comedian Tommy Tiernan.

From TheJournal.ie Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest' Logan Paul This post contains videos

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest'

The video has been deleted and Logan Paul has apologised but this has not quelled anger about the post.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest' Apology

YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest'

Broadcaster Piers Morgan reacted to the apology by calling Paul a “sick, twisted, heartless little p***k”.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was out of our reach' - Parents of 11-year-old who took her own life give powerful interview Milly Tuomey

'She was out of our reach' - Parents of 11-year-old who took her own life give powerful interview

Last month, a coroner returned a verdict of suicide at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey.

From TheJournal.ie 'You may not smell too good, and if they smell drink off ye at all, they’ll label you straight away' Homelessness

'You may not smell too good, and if they smell drink off ye at all, they’ll label you straight away'

Marginalised groups often have difficulty in accessing services when they are struggling with mental health issues, writes Andrea Koenigstorfer.

From TheJournal.ie Tragic suicide of young girl shines light on issue of self-harm in children Milly Tuomey

Tragic suicide of young girl shines light on issue of self-harm in children

Self-harm is being seen to begin at a younger age, said an Irish psychotherapist.

From TheJournal.ie English woman found guilty of encouraging man she met online to kill himself Leicester

English woman found guilty of encouraging man she met online to kill himself

She will be sentenced in January 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group Milly Tuomey

Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group

Milly Tuomey posted on Instagram to hundreds of friends of her intention to die on a certain date.

From TheJournal.ie Verdict of suicide returned at inquest into death of 11-year-old Dublin girl Milly Tuomey

Verdict of suicide returned at inquest into death of 11-year-old Dublin girl

A coroner returned the verdict at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey from Templeogue

From TheJournal.ie Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death Mental Health

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death

Takahiro Shiraishi reportedly beheaded nine young people who tweeted suicidal thoughts.

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