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# suicide - Today’s News


# suicide - Monday 24 August, 2015

Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack

Canadian Police say a link has yet to be confirmed.

# suicide - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Man dies from college dorm fall after trying to talk man down from 14 storey ledge

A second man, who was apparently distraught on the ledge, also fell and is in a critical condition.

# suicide - Monday 17 August, 2015

ITV journalist ‘tries to save man’ after apparent suicide in Greek harbour

Tom Bradbury says a number of police looked on as the man died.

# suicide - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The mystery of ‘Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince’s mistress emerge

The suicide notes were discovered in a bank vault, giving more insight into history’s greatest love affair.

# suicide - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

This simple thing is helping men open up about suicide

It’s being hailed a breakthrough.

# suicide - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Woman who died in Texas jail cell told police of previous suicide attempt

The woman’s family disputes this claim and their lawyer said social activists like Bland “don’t take their own life”.

# suicide - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

13 people using mental health services in Carlow, Kilkenny and Tipperary took their own lives

The state’s mental health watchdog has found training for mental health service providers was inadequate.

# suicide - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system

It can be as simple as breathing in and breathing out.

# suicide - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

‘It was a normal day, then I saw a man about to take his own life’

“For hours after I could not stop crying, I was shaking.”

# suicide - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train

Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation

# suicide - Monday 29 June, 2015

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws

Minister Leo Varadkar revealed the figures today.

# suicide - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

‘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.

# suicide - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The42 France centre Bastareaud reveals suicide attempt, depression and bulimia Candid

France centre Bastareaud reveals suicide attempt, depression and bulimia

The Toulon star lifts the lid on a difficult period in his life in a new autobiography.

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life

Ronan Hughes was tricked into sending explicit photos of himself which the scammers threatened to send to his Facebook friends.

# suicide - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House

The incident took place in the last hour.

# suicide - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Teen who took his own life after posting photos online is buried

The PSNI has issued a warning to young people about the death of the 17-year-old.

177,000 women have left Ireland for abortions since 1971

“One woman told us how she was calculating how to throw herself in front of a truck or which bridge to jump off.”

# suicide - Monday 8 June, 2015

Teen took his own life after being tricked into posting images online

Police in Northern Ireland have issued advice to young people about their online activity following the boy’s death.

# suicide - Friday 5 June, 2015

‘Can GSOC continue with the confidence of the public and gardaí? Yes it can’ – Frances Fitzgerald

The justice minister last night opted for an independent investigation into Garda Sergeant Michael Galvin’s death.

# suicide - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to ‘copycat’ deaths

The Press Council of Ireland announce new code of practice relating to “excessive detail of the means of suicide”.

# suicide - Friday 22 May, 2015

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her

A report by the Children’s Ombudsman is accusing the government of failing to protect children.

# suicide - Friday 24 April, 2015

Star of Everybody Loves Raymond takes his own life

Sawyer Sweeten was 19.

# suicide - Monday 20 April, 2015

Tubridy says online bullies can ‘hunt down children like a pack of dogs’

Childline answered over 1,200 calls every day in 2014.

# suicide - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she’d be ‘hatcheted in the face’

Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.

# suicide - Monday 13 April, 2015

Explainer: The facts about assisted suicide in Ireland

The first trial of a person charged for assisting suicide will take place this year.

# suicide - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Tributes flood in as ‘baron of botox’ dies by suicide

He had several famous clients, including Madonna.

Teachers are being trained to spot the ‘warning signs’ of suicide

The model has been compared to learning CPR.

From The42 Ex-England star Jason Robinson considered suicide Interview

Ex-England star Jason Robinson considered suicide

The former player was speaking in an ITV documentary about his life, which will be broadcast on Tuesday

# suicide - Thursday 26 March, 2015

How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?

Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.

# suicide - Thursday 19 March, 2015

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”.

# suicide - Monday 16 March, 2015

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession

In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning – and your week.

# suicide - Saturday 14 March, 2015

‘Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts’ Dealing With Depression This post contains videos

‘Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts’

Ryan Mangan is one of five young people representing Ireland at an international poetry festival.

# suicide - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

96FM apologises for claiming minister used teenager’s death for publicity Donal Walsh This post contains videos

96FM apologises for claiming minister used teenager’s death for publicity

Kathleen Lynch has been paid undisclosed damages.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

The suicide rate in Ireland was higher in 2001 than in any post-downturn year

The 2004 rate of 12.2 per 100,000 hasn’t been exceeded in the last 11 years.

# suicide - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Ryan Tubridy interview about depression stopped man about to take his own life

He wrote to Ryan Tubridy today to thank the show.

# suicide - Monday 23 February, 2015

86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years

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

# suicide - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases

A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.

# suicide - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Opinion: Men are talking, but are we listening?

Five times more men than women are dying by suicide in Ireland today – why isn’t more being done to help?

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