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#darkness into light series

# darkness-into-light-series - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'I look at my kids and I think there is so much I would have missed had I gone through with it'

After surviving a suicide attempt at 13, Christy spent his career helping people in crisis.

# darkness-into-light-series - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'He told us his head was melted. The help didn't come quick enough'

Aiveen Cully-Dunne shares the pain of losing a sibling to suicide, ahead of #DIL2018.

# darkness-into-light-series - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

'I never thought I'd end up at a funeral at 18 watching everyone in my school break down'

Rachel O’Neill shares the story behind why she’s doing #DIL2018.

# darkness-into-light-series - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'It wasn't about anything that happened in my life, it was about the black hole'

Darkness Into Light volunteer and suicide survivor Rebecca McInerney shares her journey to recovery.

# darkness-into-light-series - Monday 23 April, 2018

'I'm getting better about ignoring the black dog, I've locked him outside and I haven't fed him in years'

Stephen Considine shares how he went from attempted suicide to creating art to help others.

# darkness-into-light-series - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

# darkness-into-light-series - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there'

At times it felt like there was no hope of recovery at all, writes Brian Scallan

# darkness-into-light-series - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'

Ireland rugby international Hannah Tyrrell on the eating disorder that overshadowed her teenage years

# darkness-into-light-series - Monday 24 April, 2017

'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'

Patricia Turner lost her son to suicide in 2009.