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#Suicide

# suicide - Today’s News

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# suicide - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment

The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.

# suicide - Friday 24 October, 2014

Dublin fireman will run marathon with child’s weight on his shoulders to highlight teen suicide

Don’t worry though, he won’t be running with an actual child on his shoulders.

# suicide - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Opinion: Driving home on a stormy night, I saw a distressed young man on a bridge wall

I hope I did the right thing in that situation. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really slept properly since.

# suicide - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Where’s the missing €15 million?… Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending

€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.

# suicide - Friday 10 October, 2014

Here’s how many people were admitted to psychiatric units in Ireland last year

The Health Research Board released the figures today.

“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.

# suicide - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Over 11,000 people ended up in hospital last year after self-harming

Ireland has the 4th highest rate of suicide among 15-19 year olds in the EU.

Conor Cusack to talk about sport, suicide, and how ‘it’s not always about winning’

The conference is to take place this morning in Westport.

# suicide - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know.

Teen death sparks calls for schools to start teaching children about their mental health

The body of a 15-year-old girl was found in south Dublin yesterday.

# suicide - Sunday 28 September, 2014

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.

# suicide - Friday 26 September, 2014

‘I could never hate him’: Helen O’Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers

Jonathan O’Driscoll killed his younger twin brothers before taking his own life last month.

# suicide - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Over 45% of farmers’ family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide

More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.

‘Sad and depressed’ but not ‘actively suicidal’ – the HSE’s verdict on Ms Y

RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.

# suicide - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Opinion: ‘The anger and pain get hold of me too quickly – I feel trapped and afraid’

A young person experiencing mental health problems gives an honest and unflinching account of what it’s like to have suicidal thoughts, and the challenges to finding help.

# suicide - Friday 19 September, 2014

554 people died by suicide in 2011

That is the highest number since 2001.

# suicide - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Experts disappointed at ‘sensationalised’ coverage of Charleville murder-suicide

Journalists should be more responsible with their words and story framing, according to research.

# suicide - Friday 12 September, 2014

The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year CSO

The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year

There were 77 suicides registered in Ireland from January to March.

# suicide - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Save grieving families from ‘trial-like’ suicide inquests: Console

Suicide-prevention charity says Ireland should look to Scotland to help suffering relatives.

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.

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

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

Teen cannabis-users ‘more likely to attempt suicide’ later in life

A study published today also found they are less likely to finish secondary school or get a degree.

# suicide - Monday 8 September, 2014

‘I have forgiven him’ – Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family

“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”

# suicide - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers

Plus: How much will the new Garda Commissioner be paid?

Living with a ‘black dog’: An animated guide you really should watch

This poignant and beautiful video has some brilliant advice.

# suicide - Friday 5 September, 2014

Three-quarters of suicides take place in low-income regions

Three-quarters of all suicides take place in lower-income regions, according to a new WHO report.

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.

# suicide - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Myths v Facts on suicide: a misunderstood issue that claims 800,000 lives each year

A major new report by the WHO shows that appropriate support for those with suicidal thoughts is essential.

One person takes their own life every 40 seconds – WHO report

A major new report by WHO is calling for action in addressing “a large public health problem which has been shrouded in taboo for far too long”.

# suicide - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide

The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.

# suicide - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Good Will Hunting is on in 22 cinemas tonight with cash going to suicide charities

Almost €20,000 has been raised for Pieta House so far.

# suicide - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion

The Pro Life Campaign described the response by pro-choice groups as “undignified clamour”.

# suicide - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

What’s your mental health life saver? This group wants to know

The Mental Health Reform are calling for community mental health services to be available around the clock, seven days a week.

# suicide - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Hearing of Robin Williams suicide ‘pressed little buttons inside’ families all over Ireland

TheJournal.ie talks to a mother bereaved by suicide about the short death cert and Robin Williams.

# suicide - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Remembering Robin Williams (1951 – 2014) RIP

Remembering Robin Williams (1951 – 2014)

Genie, you’re free.

Opinion: Robin Williams’ death is a tragedy we should learn from – reach out to someone. Today.

Ask someone how they’re doing today, and listen – really listen – to the answer.

‘It was amazing to be listened to’ – This service helped 2,500 young people last year

More than 11% of the young people presenting at the mental health programme said they’d had suicidal thoughts.

# suicide - Thursday 7 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# suicide - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Joan Burton defends new death certs after ‘hidden suicide’ claims

Where and when will grieving families be required to disclose a cause of death?

# suicide - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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