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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Pieta House

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New campaign aims to curb suicides amongst farmers
The campaign is being launched by Pieta House as part of its Mind Our Men initiative.
Column: Now, more than ever, we need to Mind Our Men
Today is a day for appreciating and spoiling the men in our lives – but, with the rate of male suicide in Ireland continuing to rise, we also need to look out for their mental health now more than ever, writes Joan Freeman.
The Dubs will wear this jersey with a suicide awareness logo at Croker
The new shirt boasts the logo of Pieta House, the suicide awareness group.
Gaelic players get behind men's suicide awareness campaign
GAA stars Eoin Cadogan, Séamus Hennessy and Darran O’Sullivan have backed the Mind Our Men mental health initiative.
22 great pictures of you running (and walking) from Darkness into Light
Tens of thousands of people got up early this morning to take part in Darkness into Light events across the country in aid of Pieta House.
Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year
Figures show that nearly 1,000 of those who contacted the suicide and self-harm crisis centre were aged between 25 and 44.
Stephen Rea: Ireland not doing enough to tackle male suicide rates
“I have young sons. You worry desperately about young men who seem to lose connection.”
Fighting suicide in Ireland: "What stops people from reaching out is fear"
Pieta House has launched the Mind Our Men campaign
Pieta House launches 'Mind Our Men' to reduce male suicide
The campaign aims to empower people in spotting and dealing with the signs and symptoms of suicide.
Campaign to reduce male suicides to be launched
Pieta House is to launch the Mind Our Men campaign next week, which will “equip the public with the skills needed to reach out to the men in their lives during times of crisis”.
Pieta House to open suicide crisis centre in Galway
“We were in a fortunate position that we weren’t getting anything from the Government” – Joan Freeman, CEO.
Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year
New figures show 525 people took their own lives in Ireland in 2011.
PHOTOS: How 1,400 nuns broke a world record in a Kerry town
Technically it was people dressed up in habits. But that still counts.
World record attempt for most 'nuns' in one place
1,400 people expected to don full nuns habits in Listowel, Kerry, today to raise funds for suicide prevention
93 per cent rise in young people seeking help for self-harm, suicidal thoughts
Suicide and self-harm crisis centre Pieta House says young women account for most of the increase in those seeking help.
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.
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Dáil Aid: TDs and Senators record a song for charity
The Oireachtas members recorded Bridge Over Troubled Water (complete with solos) at the weekend. Will you be tempted to buy a copy?
Events around the country to mark World Suicide Prevention Day
An estimated 486 people took their own lives in Ireland last year. Events are being held around the world today to raise awareness.
Forty per cent rise in people seeking help from suicide crisis centre
The crisis centre Pieta House said that the recession is contributing to the increase.
Students set off on cycling fundraiser for Pieta House
Senator David Norris has pledged his support for the fundraiser, which will raise money for Pieta House. This organisation helps people dealing with self-harm or suicidal thoughts.
Cases of self harm increase amongst young people
Almost 12,000 people attended hospital emergency departments last year seeking medical assistance for such self-inflicted injuries.