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# Support
Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation
Produced with Pieta House and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, it is aimed at helping individuals to recognise the signs of suicidal behaviour.
# Suicide
Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder
Joan Freeman says that suicide is a “warm blanket used by our politicians during the cold days of campaigning, only to be shrugged off when elected”.
# Galway
Community and a secret millionaire help Pieta House open in Tuam
Pieta House West opened its doors yesterday, thanks to the hard work of a lot of people.
# Suicide
Eight men died by suicide every week in 2011
The CSO figures for 2011 show that 80 per cent of suicides are carried out by men.
# mind our men
Fighting suicide in Ireland: "What stops people from reaching out is fear"
Pieta House has launched the Mind Our Men campaign
# darkness into light
Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness
The Pieta House Darkness into Light 5km walk/run will take place this month to raise money for those who are suicidal or self-harming. It starts at 4am, bringing participants from the dark into the light.