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# samaritans - Monday 14 November, 2011

Column: I tried to take my own life – and this is what it taught me

Depressed and confused, Damian Martin attempted suicide. He writes about what led him to it, and what he learned.

# samaritans - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Fatal shooting in Cork, pleas to release a seriously ill man from prison in the North, and Hugh Hefner, what a plank! It’s Wednesday’s Daily Fix.

# samaritans - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Google 'signpost' will direct suicide searchers to Samaritans

Users searching for ‘suicide’ on will be shown the phone number for Samaritans before any search results.

# samaritans - Thursday 7 April, 2011

TD says suicide increase is a "national emergency"

Aware joins the calls for the need for mental health services to be brought into the open.

# samaritans - Monday 7 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

This evening’s Daily Fix includes: new online suicide prevention initiative launched; Guantanamo terror trials to resume; and a trapped Bieber.

Samaritans and Facebook launch joint appeal for suicide prevention

Concerned friends can contact Samaritans through Facebook in confidentiality if they see worrying messages or status updates online.

# samaritans - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

Samaritans reports increase in calls as Christmas approaches

The economic crisis is having a terrible impact on the public’s emotional wellbeing, Samaritans says, as calls increase.