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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Suicide

All time is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy
Charlie Flanagan wants the issue discussed by Government. is moving its HQ to Ireland
The controversial website says that they’ve updated their safety policies.
Is the new Samaritans app an invasion of privacy or will it save lives?
Perhaps both.
Bereaved by suicide: 'Horrendous that he thought there was no other way out of the pain'
Ruth McCabe talks to Ear to the Ground about her husband’s suicide.
Twomey family tragedy used for garda training
Elber Twomey will also appear on the Saturday Night show tonight.
Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment
The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.
Dublin fireman will run marathon with child's weight on his shoulders to highlight teen suicide
Don’t worry though, he won’t be running with an actual child on his shoulders.
Opinion: Driving home on a stormy night, I saw a distressed young man on a bridge wall
I hope I did the right thing in that situation. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really slept properly since.
Where's the missing €15 million?... Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending
€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.
Here’s how many people were admitted to psychiatric units in Ireland last year
The Health Research Board released the figures today.
"Mortified, we hope it'll be grand": Enda speaks out on male depression
Men “tend to suffer in silence, or stubbornness”, the Taoiseach said today.
Over 11,000 people ended up in hospital last year after self-harming
Ireland has the 4th highest rate of suicide among 15-19 year olds in the EU.
Conor Cusack to talk about sport, suicide, and how 'it's not always about winning'
The conference is to take place this morning in Westport.
Teen death sparks calls for schools to start teaching children about their mental health
The body of a 15-year-old girl was found in south Dublin yesterday.
Opinion: Would you know how to react if someone revealed they were suicidal?
Death is an inevitable part of life – but suicide is not. We all need to arm ourselves with the skills to intervene and assist people when they need help.
'I could never hate him': Helen O'Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers
Jonathan O’Driscoll killed his younger twin brothers before taking his own life last month.
Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide
More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.
'Sad and depressed' but not 'actively suicidal' - the HSE's verdict on Ms Y
RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.
Opinion: 'The anger and pain get hold of me too quickly – I feel trapped and afraid'
A young person experiencing mental health problems gives an honest and unflinching account of what it’s like to have suicidal thoughts, and the challenges to finding help.
554 people died by suicide in 2011
That is the highest number since 2001.
Experts disappointed at 'sensationalised' coverage of Charleville murder-suicide
Journalists should be more responsible with their words and story framing, according to research.
The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year
There were 77 suicides registered in Ireland from January to March.
Save grieving families from 'trial-like' suicide inquests: Console
Suicide-prevention charity says Ireland should look to Scotland to help suffering relatives.
Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide'
Since Waterford Search and Rescue was established they have saved 74 lives.
Most of us see Irish society as hostile to mental health problems
65% say mental health treatment is seen as a sign of failure.
Teen cannabis-users 'more likely to attempt suicide' later in life
A study published today also found they are less likely to finish secondary school or get a degree.
'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family
“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”
Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers
Plus: How much will the new Garda Commissioner be paid?
Living with a 'black dog': An animated guide you really should watch
This poignant and beautiful video has some brilliant advice.
Three-quarters of suicides take place in low-income regions
Three-quarters of all suicides take place in lower-income regions, according to a new WHO report.
Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention
Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.
Myths v Facts on suicide: a misunderstood issue that claims 800,000 lives each year
A major new report by the WHO shows that appropriate support for those with suicidal thoughts is essential.
One person takes their own life every 40 seconds - WHO report
A major new report by WHO is calling for action in addressing “a large public health problem which has been shrouded in taboo for far too long”.
Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide
The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.
Good Will Hunting is on in 22 cinemas tonight with cash going to suicide charities
Almost €20,000 has been raised for Pieta House so far.
Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion
The Pro Life Campaign described the response by pro-choice groups as “undignified clamour”.
What's your mental health life saver? This group wants to know
The Mental Health Reform are calling for community mental health services to be available around the clock, seven days a week.
Hearing of Robin Williams suicide 'pressed little buttons inside' families all over Ireland talks to a mother bereaved by suicide about the short death cert and Robin Williams.
Remembering Robin Williams (1951 - 2014)
Genie, you’re free.