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# suicide - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From Business ETC Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession Broken Homes

Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession

Debt support charity Phoenix Project Ireland says 3 in 5 of their clients are women going through separation.

# suicide - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing

Before the 2011 election, Taoiseach Enda Kenny singled out mental health as the key issue he wanted to tackle.

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the ‘epidemic of this generation’ Suicide This post contains videos

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the ‘epidemic of this generation’

“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”

# suicide - Monday 18 January, 2016

Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here’s what gardaí want to do about it

As it stands gardaí do not receive specialist counselling services which are available to other emergency services.

# suicide - Friday 25 December, 2015

Feeling down today? There are people you can talk to

Christmas can be a difficult time for people, but help is out there.

# suicide - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Frenchman who decapitated boss takes his own life in jail

Yassin Salhi, who was 35, carried out the grisly attack on his boss in June.

# suicide - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Mother of tragic Skeffington brothers: ‘They loved each other very much’

Shane Michael Skeffington killed his younger brother Brandon before taking his own life last year.

# suicide - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is ‘tearing him apart’

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

# suicide - Saturday 14 November, 2015

‘I lost two brothers to suicide. It’s unimaginable that it could happen twice’

With suicide you are robbed of the natural grieving process. It should be about the person but the act takes over, writes Mary O’Neill.

# suicide - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

‘Hero’ cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life

Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz had been embezzling money from a police program for local young people.

# suicide - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Robin Williams’ widow says they were ‘living a nightmare’ in the months before his death Suicide This post contains videos

Robin Williams’ widow says they were ‘living a nightmare’ in the months before his death

Susan Williams says the actor was suffering from both Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia.

# suicide - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Celebrity suicides lead to increase in suicidal tendencies

A study found that activity on ‘SuicideWatch’ changed dramatically in the weeks after celebrity suicides.

# suicide - Sunday 20 September, 2015

‘She was kind and considerate. She never realised how much she was loved’

Carmel Lynch, whose daughter died by suicide earlier this month, has urged anyone with mental health issues to seek health.

‘I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide’ Macra Calendar This post contains images

‘I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide’

A new calendar aims to start a conversation about mental health in the agricultural community.

# suicide - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed ‘should never have been let out of hospital’

Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.

# suicide - Thursday 10 September, 2015

‘Part of you wants to tell someone, but you’re afraid of their reaction so you keep it to yourself’

‘I’m not a mental health expert but I do know how it feels to be in a really dark place and how lonely it can be’, writes Marie Duffy.

Teen girl charged with “recklessly” encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life

18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Massachusetts last summer.

# suicide - Sunday 6 September, 2015

# 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.

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