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#National Office for Suicide Prevention

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland HSE

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland

A new report from the HSE has said that suicide figures are on a downward trend.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - 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.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Friday 5 September, 2014

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.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Friday 30 May, 2014

Suicides among young people decreased significantly last year

But the Console charity says the fall hasn’t been matched in other parts of society.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Struggling with negative thoughts? There's an app - and animation series - that could help

A trio of resources that promote positive mental health among young people has been launched by and the National Office for Suicide Prevention.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts Ditch The Monkey

Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts

The cartoons are aimed at promoting positive mental health.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Saturday 30 November, 2013

One third of all drownings in the last 25 years recorded as suicide

The actual figure could be far higher, because of the number of of deaths in which the intention was recorded as ‘undetermined’.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Monday 9 September, 2013

President Higgins: Stigma a major barrier to suicide prevention

The President says everyone needs to play a role in preventing suicide, and has called for a more open and tolerant society in which people aren’t afraid to seek help.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Suicide rate amongst young people in Ireland fourth highest in EU

Young men aged 20-24 are most at risk. 42 per cent of those who took their own lives in 2010 – the latest year covered by CSO stats – were aged under 40.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Monday 10 September, 2012

Column: ‘Even the word itself, suicide, can be difficult to speak’

We should remember those we have lost to suicide – and the best way is to make sure we’re tackling the issue as a country, writes Derek Chambers.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Monday 16 July, 2012

Report highlights link between suicide rates and economic downturn

A study of 190 suicides in Cork highlights that almost a third of suicide victims worked in construction trades.

# national-office-for-suicide-prevention - Saturday 24 September, 2011

More Oireachtas suicide prevention training planned after one TD, one senator show up for first class

The half-day course was being provided by the National Office for Suicide Prevention.