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#Suicide Prevention

# suicide-prevention - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions
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Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions

Sat 8:34 AM 53,695 Views 55 Comments

Heavy wind and rain didn’t dampen the massive fundraising drive.

# suicide-prevention - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Suicide prevention charity Pieta House expects surge in calls and messages over Christmas period
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# Pieta House

Suicide prevention charity Pieta House expects surge in calls and messages over Christmas period

Dec 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 7,500 Views 7 Comments

The suicide prevention charity says that average calls to its helpline rose by 45% this year

# suicide-prevention - Saturday 19 October, 2019

A late-night centre for people contemplating suicide and self-harm will soon be set up in Limerick city
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A late-night centre for people contemplating suicide and self-harm will soon be set up in Limerick city

Oct 19th 2019, 8:00 PM 17,135 Views 15 Comments

The Haven Hub should open within the next month in Limerick city.

# suicide-prevention - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

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

Sep 5th 2018, 1:28 PM 20,737 Views 25 Comments

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

# suicide-prevention - Friday 11 August, 2017

Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000
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Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000

Aug 11th 2017, 10:46 AM 23,440 Views 0 Comments

The charity, which was liquidated last year, received the money to provide counselling services for Irish emigrants in the UK.

# suicide-prevention - Monday 5 June, 2017

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?
# Nothing We Didn't Know
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# Nothing We Didn't Know

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?

Jun 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,764 Views 11 Comments

The outgoing Kerry coroner is critical of the government’s new plan to reduce suicides in Kerry.

# suicide-prevention - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'A special tribute': Tree of Hope puts down roots at Leinster House
# Suicide Awareness
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# Suicide Awareness

'A special tribute': Tree of Hope puts down roots at Leinster House

May 10th 2017, 10:05 PM 8,566 Views 45 Comments

Representatives from across the political divide attended the ceremony that saw the tree planted on Leinster Lawn this morning.

# suicide-prevention - Monday 8 May, 2017

'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light
# Before Sunrise
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# Before Sunrise

'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light

May 8th 2017, 5:43 PM 18,145 Views 13 Comments

Well over 150,000 people took part in events this year, according to charity Pieta House.

# suicide-prevention - Saturday 6 May, 2017

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light
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In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light

May 6th 2017, 11:02 AM 40,551 Views 41 Comments

The symbolic walk into the light is aimed at encouraging people to talk about suicide and mental health issues.

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light
# Before Sunrise
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# Before Sunrise

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

May 6th 2017, 3:00 AM 34,476 Views 45 Comments

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.

# suicide-prevention - Friday 5 May, 2017

This Humans of Dublin post tells the bittersweet story of how Darkness Into Light began
# Darkness Into Light
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# Darkness Into Light

This Humans of Dublin post tells the bittersweet story of how Darkness Into Light began

May 5th 2017, 9:00 AM 7,161 Views 0 Comments

Pieta House’s annual walk for suicide prevention takes place this weekend.

# suicide-prevention - Thursday 22 December, 2016

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide
# Send Silence Packing
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# Send Silence Packing

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 49,080 Views 29 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

# suicide-prevention - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers
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# Taxiwatch

'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers

Sep 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 22,281 Views 29 Comments

Derek Devoy, who set up the service, suffered from depression for four years and wants to do something to help people in trouble.

# suicide-prevention - Monday 5 September, 2016

New Facebook tools allow you to help someone who might be at risk of suicide
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New Facebook tools allow you to help someone who might be at risk of suicide

Sep 5th 2016, 1:32 PM 11,194 Views 19 Comments

The new features were designed with the help of Samaritans Ireland ahead of World Suicide Day this Saturday.

# suicide-prevention - Saturday 23 July, 2016

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'
# Console
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# Console

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'

Jul 23rd 2016, 6:32 PM 14,109 Views 0 Comments

The former interim CEO of Console thinks the regulator needs more powers.

# suicide-prevention - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets
# Cars And Computers
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# Cars And Computers

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:48 PM 23,917 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

# suicide-prevention - Friday 1 July, 2016

Father of Donal Walsh says he's 'shocked and deflated' by Console revelations
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Father of Donal Walsh says he's 'shocked and deflated' by Console revelations

Jul 1st 2016, 9:58 AM 24,698 Views 33 Comments

Fionnbar Walsh defended the work being done by the charity’s employees.

# suicide-prevention - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console
# Broken Trust
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# Broken Trust

Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:19 AM 25,708 Views 63 Comments

A number of irregularities have been uncovered by RTÉ.

# suicide-prevention - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity
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Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity

Jun 1st 2016, 12:14 PM 21,076 Views 42 Comments

Joan Freeman was named as one of the Taoiseach’s nominees to the Seanad last week.

# suicide-prevention - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Blocking suicide hotspots can reduce the number of deaths at sites by more than 90%
# Bridges And Cliffs
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# Bridges And Cliffs

Blocking suicide hotspots can reduce the number of deaths at sites by more than 90%

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:40 PM 22,539 Views 63 Comments

The new research found that interventions can buy time to allow an individual to reconsider their actions.

# suicide-prevention - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide
# Textual Healing
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# Textual Healing

Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide

Sep 10th 2015, 4:30 PM 11,640 Views 14 Comments

“It’s about meeting people where they’re at – and men simply prefer to type than talk,” says Paul Kelly of Console.

# suicide-prevention - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself'
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'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself'

Jun 24th 2015, 1:46 PM 11,665 Views 35 Comments

The government wants to reduce suicide and self-harm by 10% over the next five years.

# suicide-prevention - Friday 8 May, 2015

100,000 people will get up ridiculously early to walk and run for a great cause tomorrow
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

100,000 people will get up ridiculously early to walk and run for a great cause tomorrow

May 8th 2015, 6:15 PM 5,643 Views 3 Comments

The Darkness Into Light event takes place in 80 venues around Ireland and the world on Saturday morning.

# suicide-prevention - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide
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# Suicide Crisis

Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide

Apr 7th 2015, 11:30 AM 13,139 Views 25 Comments

The model has been compared to learning CPR.

# suicide-prevention - Friday 20 March, 2015

34 intercounty GAA jerseys proudly on display at Dublin airport
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# Dub32

34 intercounty GAA jerseys proudly on display at Dublin airport

Mar 20th 2015, 1:03 PM 7,352 Views 5 Comments

Unique exhibition aimed at increasing awareness of suicide prevention and to raise funds for the Pieta House charity

# suicide-prevention - Thursday 19 March, 2015

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff
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This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff

Mar 19th 2015, 7:23 PM 9,424 Views 11 Comments

Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.

# suicide-prevention - Monday 23 February, 2015

86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years
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86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years

Feb 23rd 2015, 11:30 AM 11,033 Views 20 Comments

There have been calls for specialised suicide prevention programmes in prisons.

# suicide-prevention - Monday 12 January, 2015

After 29 deaths by suicide, Samaritan signs are going up at all railway station platforms
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After 29 deaths by suicide, Samaritan signs are going up at all railway station platforms

Jan 12th 2015, 10:04 AM 6,490 Views 14 Comments

It’s hoped the signs will encourage people to seek help from the Samaritans if they need someone to talk to.

# suicide-prevention - Friday 2 January, 2015

Let's get physical - it will get you mentally fit this year too
# Littlethings
From TheJournal.ie
# Littlethings

Let's get physical - it will get you mentally fit this year too

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:30 PM 19,849 Views 5 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# suicide-prevention - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Why you need a 'mindfulness minute' in your life
# Littlethings
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# Littlethings

Why you need a 'mindfulness minute' in your life

Jan 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 50,712 Views 20 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# suicide-prevention - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year
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From TheJournal.ie
# Littlethings

Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year

Dec 31st 2014, 9:15 PM 18,677 Views 10 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# suicide-prevention - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide
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From TheJournal.ie
# Littlethings

How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide

Dec 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 32,988 Views 9 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# suicide-prevention - Sunday 28 December, 2014

How your food is affecting your mood
# Littlethings
From TheJournal.ie
# Littlethings

How your food is affecting your mood

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 PM 50,552 Views 41 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# suicide-prevention - Friday 12 December, 2014

Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out'
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# Undocumented

Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out'

Dec 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,617 Views 32 Comments

More than €72,000 has been provided to fund counselling and suicide prevention services to the Irish community in New York.

# suicide-prevention - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy
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Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy

Nov 4th 2014, 10:07 AM 10,774 Views 67 Comments

Charlie Flanagan wants the issue discussed by Government.

# suicide-prevention - Monday 3 November, 2014

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland
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# Controversial Site

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 12:56 PM 9,731 Views 14 Comments

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?
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Is the new Samaritans app an invasion of privacy or will it save lives?

Nov 3rd 2014, 11:26 AM 9,060 Views 31 Comments

Perhaps both.

# suicide-prevention - Friday 10 October, 2014

"Mortified, we hope it'll be grand": Enda speaks out on male depression
# Bottling It Up
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# Bottling It Up

"Mortified, we hope it'll be grand": Enda speaks out on male depression

Oct 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,949 Views 32 Comments

Men “tend to suffer in silence, or stubbornness”, the Taoiseach said today.

# suicide-prevention - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Opinion: Would you know how to react if someone revealed they were suicidal?
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Opinion: Would you know how to react if someone revealed they were suicidal?

Sep 28th 2014, 8:30 AM 160 Views 14 Comments

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.

# suicide-prevention - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?
# Support
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# Support

Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?

Sep 14th 2014, 4:30 PM 15,600 Views 43 Comments

Aware is a support service for people dealing with depression, it’s looking for volunteers.

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