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#Suicide

# 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 13,132 Views 40 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 19,566 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 21,764 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 9,540 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 36,879 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 136,703 Views 61 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 59,752 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 22,130 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 13,443 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 9,132 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 20,576 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 66,151 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 37,418 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 20,802 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 31,168 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 26,607 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 59,851 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 32,696 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 32,245 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 8,520 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 106,651 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 34,966 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 8,170 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 9,522 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 51,410 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 50,534 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 22,012 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 29,701 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 8,205 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 37,560 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 36,710 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 26,159 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 16,939 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 20,734 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 15,278 Views 13 Comments

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

# suicide - Sunday 22 July, 2018

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention
# RunningForJosie
# RunningForJosie

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:15 AM 32,924 Views 14 Comments

“Counselling was the most important intervention in my life and that’s not to be dramatic, that’s just being honest.”

# suicide - Monday 9 July, 2018

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded
# Schools
# Schools

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded

Jul 9th 2018, 8:51 AM 10,310 Views 43 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton announced that the SafeTALK programme will be rolled out to six further education centres.

# suicide - Friday 8 June, 2018

Opinion: 'A 'new profile' of women are taking their own lives in the same numbers as men'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Opinion: 'A 'new profile' of women are taking their own lives in the same numbers as men'

Jun 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,011 Views 33 Comments

For women who can barely afford to feed and clothe their children, private counselling services are not even an option, writes Tara Deacy.

# suicide - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer
# RIP
# RIP

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:24 AM 53,417 Views 6 Comments

The actor has died at the age of 49.

# suicide - Monday 5 March, 2018

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide
# Cavan
# Cavan

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide

Mar 5th 2018, 1:40 PM 29,042 Views 30 Comments

The judge said he took into account the fact that the accused was “one of life’s victims”.

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