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# Self Harm

This year
AI algorithms pushing content 'romanticising' suicide to children, Oireachtas Committee hears
Last year
Children’s hospitals ‘seeing astronomical number of young people self-harming’
All time
Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services
Opinion: 'I tried to take my own life more than once and felt the compassion of staff begin to fade'
More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year
'We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting on Instagram'
Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'
Minister quizzed over claims hospital staff were required to change statements after incident of self-harm
Almost 90% of older adults who self harm aren't referred to mental health specialist - study
Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland
15,000 people to take part in largest ever study of youth mental health
Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations
Self-harm hospital presentations 'just the tip of the iceberg', mental health services warn
Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths
From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey
Tragic suicide of young girl shines light on issue of self-harm in children
'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide
No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'
Plight of teenager left 'lying in hospital' for weeks brought to High Court
Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?
Public holidays are the busiest time for self-harm cases in Ireland
In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light
Column: 'I became labelled as my mental illness. I was ridiculed and excluded'
Siobhán Brady
'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'
The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise
'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'
Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas
Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event
WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'
Do these Topshop 'gold scar' tattoos glamorise self-harm?
Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'
Goth kids could be more at risk of depression and self-harm
13 people using mental health services in Carlow, Kilkenny and Tipperary took their own lives
'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself'
Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide
96FM apologises for claiming minister used teenager's death for publicity
Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage
Fiona Kennedy
There's a growing pro self-harm movement and it's worrying mental health experts
The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours