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#Suicide

# suicide - Sunday 10 July, 2022

Opinion: Adults with ADHD are vulnerable to mental health challenges - they need support
# Neurodiversity
# Neurodiversity

Opinion: Adults with ADHD are vulnerable to mental health challenges - they need support

Jul 10th 2022, 7:30 AM 19,227 Views 27 Comments

Ken Kilbride says society needs to move change its thinking in relation to ADHD.

# suicide - Saturday 8 January, 2022

No evidence pandemic has caused increase in suicides despite 'persistent' online claims
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

No evidence pandemic has caused increase in suicides despite 'persistent' online claims

Jan 8th 2022, 12:05 AM 31,944 Views 90 Comments
  • People opposed to Covid measures are using incomplete CSO figures to claim suicides are rising.
  • Restrictions on Coroners' Courts at the start of the pandemic meant the recorded number of suicides was artificially low.
  • Researchers say inaccurate claims about rising suicide rates can harm vulnerable people.

# suicide - Saturday 27 November, 2021

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'

Nov 27th 2021, 7:00 AM 58,444 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians and Ireland U21 player Ross Tierney on emerging from ‘a dark place’.

# suicide - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Ireland's first national survey into suicide bereavement being launched today
# Suicide
# Suicide

Ireland's first national survey into suicide bereavement being launched today

Oct 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,242 Views 8 Comments

The research aims to provide a national profile of the impact of suicide bereavement.

# suicide - Saturday 4 September, 2021

‘Hunted’ Jeremy Kyle diagnosed with anxiety disorder after show axed
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

‘Hunted’ Jeremy Kyle diagnosed with anxiety disorder after show axed

Sep 4th 2021, 11:57 AM 78,846 Views 47 Comments

The programme, which had been a regular fixture in the TV schedule since 2005, was pulled in 2019.

# suicide - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Deaths by suicide did not increase internationally during the first wave of the pandemic
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Deaths by suicide did not increase internationally during the first wave of the pandemic

Apr 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 13,400 Views 39 Comments

Flexible mental health supports, monitoring trends, and countering misinformation are of key importance, Ireland’s first professor of public mental health believes.

# suicide - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services

Apr 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 19,827 Views 30 Comments

Ella Arensman has been appointed Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health.

# suicide - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Suicide organisations warn of exaggerated or false information being shared online
# Galway
# Galway

Suicide organisations warn of exaggerated or false information being shared online

Mar 6th 2021, 10:30 AM 22,161 Views 0 Comments

There have been multiple posts on social media making claims about the number of suicides in an area of Galway recently.

# suicide - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Debunked: The claims in this Facebook video about suicide figures and number of Covid deaths in Ireland are inaccurate
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: The claims in this Facebook video about suicide figures and number of Covid deaths in Ireland are inaccurate

Sep 8th 2020, 8:23 PM 10,542 Views 14 Comments

In the video, Ben Gilroy makes a number of false and misleading claims about coronavirus and suicide in Ireland.

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips
# Banned
# Banned

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

Sep 8th 2020, 6:20 PM 36,940 Views 21 Comments

The video-sharing app has said it will ban users that repeatedly try to share the footage on its platform.

# suicide - Friday 4 September, 2020

FactCheck: Is this widespread claim about the recent number of deaths by suicide in Ireland true?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is this widespread claim about the recent number of deaths by suicide in Ireland true?

Sep 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 139,009 Views 60 Comments

The claim has spread widely on Facebook and Twitter and has caused significant distress.

# suicide - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Coroner delivers verdict in the death of UK TV presenter Caroline Flack
# Inquest
# Inquest

Coroner delivers verdict in the death of UK TV presenter Caroline Flack

Aug 6th 2020, 5:41 PM 59,904 Views 18 Comments

Caroline Flack’s mental state and her impending prosecution contributed to her suicide, the coroner found.

# suicide - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

ITV boss says broadcaster will not make a show like Jeremy Kyle again
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

ITV boss says broadcaster will not make a show like Jeremy Kyle again

Jul 14th 2020, 2:39 PM 22,173 Views 16 Comments

The programme was axed last year after an outcry following the death of guest Steve Dymond.

# suicide - Thursday 10 October, 2019

How a 'safety plan' can help a person who is suicidal
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

How a 'safety plan' can help a person who is suicidal

Oct 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,566 Views 15 Comments

“The situation isn’t irretrievable – there are simple, practical measures that everyone can do to turn it around.”

# suicide - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'

Oct 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,237 Views 2 Comments

Depression occurs in 10 to 15% of pregnant women but it’s often misdiagnosed.

# suicide - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

Sep 21st 2019, 3:38 PM 20,714 Views 57 Comments

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

# suicide - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 66,695 Views 39 Comments

Consultants have said staffing and resource issues are impacting their mental health and compromising patient care.

# suicide - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide
# Epstein
# Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide

Aug 20th 2019, 7:25 AM 37,456 Views 26 Comments

Lawyers representing women who claim they were sexually abused by Epstein have vowed to go after his assets.

# suicide - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein died from suicide by hanging, coroner concludes
# New York
# New York

Jeffrey Epstein died from suicide by hanging, coroner concludes

Aug 17th 2019, 9:54 AM 20,852 Views 69 Comments

The 66-year-old was accused of trafficking girls as young as 14 for sex when he was found dead in his jail cell.

# suicide - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death
# New York
# New York

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death

Aug 13th 2019, 8:36 PM 31,183 Views 9 Comments

The convicted paedophile was found dead in a prison cell in New York at the weekend.

# suicide - Monday 12 August, 2019

Canadian teen murder suspects died by apparent suicide, autopsies confirm
# Manitoba
# Manitoba

Canadian teen murder suspects died by apparent suicide, autopsies confirm

Aug 12th 2019, 10:33 PM 26,629 Views 10 Comments

A manhunt was launched for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky after three people were found murdered.

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein
# United States
# United States

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

Aug 12th 2019, 7:47 AM 59,889 Views 73 Comments

Epstein was found dead in his cell in a suspected suicide.

# suicide - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds
# In America
# In America

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds

May 1st 2019, 3:27 PM 32,731 Views 21 Comments

Researchers said: ‘The results of this study should raise awareness that young people are particularly vulnerable to the media.’

# suicide - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars

Mar 20th 2019, 2:29 PM 32,287 Views 23 Comments

Mike Thalassitis was found dead in London last weekend.

# suicide - Monday 11 March, 2019

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family

Mar 11th 2019, 6:42 PM 8,570 Views 1 Comment

“She was not the Kelly that we knew,” her father said, after she struggled to recover from an accident.

# suicide - Monday 4 March, 2019

'Pioneer, innovator and legend': Prodigy frontman Keith Flint dies aged 49
# RIP
# RIP

'Pioneer, innovator and legend': Prodigy frontman Keith Flint dies aged 49

Updated Mar 4th 2019, 12:53 PM 106,787 Views 118 Comments

Tributes have been pouring in for the singer, who reportedly died by suicide.

# suicide - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings
# London Fashion Week
# London Fashion Week

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings

Feb 20th 2019, 10:05 AM 35,035 Views 44 Comments

The hoodie debuted during London Fashion Week.

# suicide - Friday 8 February, 2019

'We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting on Instagram'
# Suicide
# Suicide

'We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting on Instagram'

Feb 8th 2019, 9:33 AM 8,190 Views 2 Comments

The CEO of the company says it needs to do more.

# suicide - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you'
# East Belfast Boy
# East Belfast Boy

'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you'

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 9,558 Views 3 Comments

Two new plays from a Northern Irish theatre company are touring the island of Ireland – and want to shed light on men and mental health.

# suicide - Friday 4 January, 2019

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'
# Left Behind
# Left Behind

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'

Jan 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 51,527 Views 25 Comments

Karen Docherty is calling for stronger support systems to be put in place for families affected by suicide.

# suicide - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide

Dec 11th 2018, 9:56 PM 50,648 Views 56 Comments

Wexford, where the TD is from, has the highest suicide rate in the country.

# suicide - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'
# New Research
# New Research

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

Nov 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 22,047 Views 23 Comments

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

# suicide - Monday 19 November, 2018

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement
# Rape
# Rape

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Nov 19th 2018, 4:33 PM 29,985 Views 16 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

# suicide - Friday 16 November, 2018

Juventus apologise for China 'suicide' condolence message
# Unfortunate
From The42
# Unfortunate

Juventus apologise for China 'suicide' condolence message

Nov 16th 2018, 7:14 PM 8,245 Views 2 Comments

The case has drawn about 40 million views and generated thousands of comments in recent days.

# suicide - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer's death is ruled a suicide
# Mini Me
# Mini Me

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer's death is ruled a suicide

Oct 11th 2018, 9:50 PM 37,617 Views 13 Comments

Troyer died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office has reported.

# suicide - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland

Oct 4th 2018, 11:32 AM 37,763 Views 94 Comments

The overall rate of suicide deaths has decreased in recent years.

# suicide - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time
# Who Do You Think You Are
# Who Do You Think You Are

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time

Sep 30th 2018, 6:16 PM 26,349 Views 47 Comments

Maurice Ahern died “due to shock and haemorrhage due to gunshot wounds to the chest, self-inflicted”.

# suicide - Monday 10 September, 2018

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 PM 17,267 Views 34 Comments

Marise Gaughan writes about her father’s suicide, and how she copes with mental health issues. On World Suicide Prevention Day, she asks what we can do about suicide in Ireland.

# suicide - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

15,000 people to take part in largest ever study of youth mental health
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

15,000 people to take part in largest ever study of youth mental health

Sep 5th 2018, 1:28 PM 20,821 Views 25 Comments

The research will help influence youth mental health policy and practice in Ireland.

# suicide - Monday 13 August, 2018

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives
# Docklands Victims Association
# Docklands Victims Association

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

Aug 13th 2018, 1:23 PM 15,298 Views 13 Comments

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

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