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# 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?

# suicide - Sunday 25 January, 2015

GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we’re rushed off our feet?

Many cases of depression can be managed in a GPs office, but they need to be able to spend time with the patients, on doctor said.

# suicide - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period

Calls to Console’s helpline rose by one third over the festive season.

Peter Coonan stars in new advert for suicide prevention

The actor has played roles in RTÉ’s ‘Love/ Hate’ and ‘The Guarantee’.

# suicide - Friday 9 January, 2015

Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?

After years of silence about our emotions, we as a society can lack a language to talk about our inner experiences. But that is finally changing.

# suicide - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Why getting enough sleep is vital – and how to get it

All over the festive season, is bringing you little things to help keep your mental health in check.

# suicide - Friday 2 January, 2015

‘We are left with so many questions’: Valerie Greaney laid to rest in Cobh

Michael Greaney will be laid to rest at a separate mass tomorrow.

# suicide - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Cobh couple Valerie and Michael Greaney to have separate funerals

The funeral of Valerie Greaney will take place on Friday. Michael Greaney’s funeral will be held separately.

# suicide - Sunday 21 December, 2014

New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself

The man posted online that he was planning to kill two police officers in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.

# suicide - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Mother of children found stabbed to death in Australia is arrested

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

# suicide - Friday 12 December, 2014

‘Finally, I have an appointment with a psychologist… 294 days after being discharged from the hospital’

Nine and a half months for an appointment? I, like many others with varying medical issues, have been failed by the very system that I have been contributing to.

# suicide - Friday 5 December, 2014

From The42 GAA referee tells of suicide attempt after Twitter abuse GAA

GAA referee tells of suicide attempt after Twitter abuse

The official suffered abuse on the social media network after a club game.

# suicide - Thursday 4 December, 2014

The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity… but they could be yours

Pieta House are now in possession of the coveted shoes, and are running a text-to-win competition.

# suicide - Saturday 29 November, 2014

# suicide - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Column: Is suicide a preventable cause of death?

Suicide is the most preventable cause of death if people will talk and we can listen.

‘We shouldn’t be afraid to talk about suicide – it’s the only way to understand it’

A talk is taking place in Dublin tonight on ‘Understanding the Suicidal Mind’.

# suicide - Monday 10 November, 2014

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

Rolling Stones in legal insurance feud over tour cancellation

The tour was cancelled following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.

# suicide - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Robin Williams’ death officially ruled a suicide

The 63-year-old had become more paranoid in the time before he took his own life, coroners have said.

# suicide - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Samaritans seeks legal advice over controversial new ‘suicide prevention app’

The ‘Radar’ app allows users to monitor people they follow on Twitter.

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