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#Suicide

# suicide - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'
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# Niteline

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'

Sep 11th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,513 Views 4 Comments

Meet the volunteers answering late-night calls from students who need to talk.

# suicide - Saturday 10 September, 2016

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

Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas
# Mind Our Farm Families
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# Mind Our Farm Families

Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas

Sep 10th 2016, 11:48 AM 10,567 Views 16 Comments

Pieta House and the IFA are running a phoneline and counselling service.

# suicide - Saturday 20 August, 2016

'Death comes to us all': This new play wants people to talk about their grief
# Finem Respice
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# Finem Respice

'Death comes to us all': This new play wants people to talk about their grief

Aug 20th 2016, 9:30 PM 13,229 Views 20 Comments

Vickey Curtis lost three important women in her life: her mother, friend and granny.

# suicide - Friday 5 August, 2016

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health
# Ireland's Call
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# Ireland's Call

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

Aug 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,447 Views 62 Comments

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

# suicide - Monday 1 August, 2016

These two people are running the ENTIRE Wild Atlantic Way for charity
# Fair Play
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# Fair Play

These two people are running the ENTIRE Wild Atlantic Way for charity

Aug 1st 2016, 3:00 PM 19,799 Views 7 Comments

All 2,500km of it.

# suicide - 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 - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week
# Delay
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# Delay

Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week

Jul 12th 2016, 11:20 AM 20,013 Views 0 Comments

Kelly, his wife Patricia, and son Tim have filed three affidavits which counsel for Console has asked for more time to consider.

# suicide - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Suicide charity Console to be wound down
# Funding
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# Funding

Suicide charity Console to be wound down

Jul 7th 2016, 3:16 PM 38,583 Views 104 Comments

Staff are being briefed this afternoon.

# suicide - Monday 4 July, 2016

Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself
# Massachusetts
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# Massachusetts

Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself

Jul 4th 2016, 9:04 AM 65,818 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Carter told her boyfriend to “get back in” a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes.

# suicide - 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 - Friday 1 July, 2016

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

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 - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Charity regulator 'should have been in Console's offices long ago'
# Broken Trust
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# Broken Trust

Charity regulator 'should have been in Console's offices long ago'

Jun 28th 2016, 4:19 PM 22,871 Views 49 Comments

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald said the charity regulator is seeking assurances robust governance is in place.

# suicide - 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 25,711 Views 63 Comments

A number of irregularities have been uncovered by RTÉ.

# suicide - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Most antidepressants ineffective or unsafe for children with major depression
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Most antidepressants ineffective or unsafe for children with major depression

Jun 9th 2016, 6:05 AM 10,765 Views 37 Comments

New research found one particular drug is linked to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts.

# suicide - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

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

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 - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'See you in two minutes, ma': A 15-year-old boy's last words to his mother
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

'See you in two minutes, ma': A 15-year-old boy's last words to his mother

May 11th 2016, 4:35 PM 84,633 Views 44 Comments

Linda Allen describes the harrowing experience of losing her teenage son to suicide.

# suicide - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event
# Before Sunrise
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# Before Sunrise

Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event

May 7th 2016, 4:00 AM 55,964 Views 64 Comments

All over the country (and overseas too) people got up ridiculously early to run for Pieta House.

# suicide - Friday 6 May, 2016

Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide

May 6th 2016, 2:22 PM 23,076 Views 90 Comments

Clare Daly tells the Dáil what is really going on in the lives of those in the real world.

# suicide - Monday 2 May, 2016

Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved'
# Column
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# Column

Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved'

May 2nd 2016, 8:00 PM 137 Views 16 Comments

An anonymous contributor writes about the complexities of helping a person who suffers from mental illness.

# suicide - Saturday 30 April, 2016

A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow
# Pieta House
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# Pieta House

A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow

Apr 30th 2016, 10:15 AM 29,760 Views 36 Comments

Eamonn Keaveney hopes to raise money for mental health services – and break a world record – as he sets off on his journey.

# suicide - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide
# Awareness
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# Awareness

Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide

Apr 24th 2016, 1:20 PM 48,091 Views 13 Comments

Judy Fitzgerald said her grief inspired her to help raise awareness of suicide in Ireland.

# suicide - Thursday 14 April, 2016

VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?

Apr 14th 2016, 8:10 AM 1,202 Views 38 Comments

Doug Leddin’s powerful video message has been shared thousands of times since he posted it last night.

# suicide - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month
# Canada
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# Canada

Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month

Apr 12th 2016, 7:12 AM 26,465 Views 21 Comments

Canadian government officials said yesterday they were sending an emergency psychiatric team to the isolated aboriginal community.

# suicide - Monday 4 April, 2016

"If I had him back now, I'd hug him, then I'd smack him" - Mother whose son took his own life
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

"If I had him back now, I'd hug him, then I'd smack him" - Mother whose son took his own life

Apr 4th 2016, 9:45 PM 34,029 Views 33 Comments

Elaine Clear was speaking to Ray D’Arcy today.

# suicide - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain
# Wentworth Miller
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# Wentworth Miller

Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain

Mar 29th 2016, 12:52 PM 51,165 Views 61 Comments

Actor Wentworth Miller said on social media that the pictures were taken while he was suffering from depression.

Panic attacks, depression, suicidal thoughts: the human cost of the housing crisis
# Repossession Crisis
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# Repossession Crisis

Panic attacks, depression, suicidal thoughts: the human cost of the housing crisis

Mar 29th 2016, 10:25 AM 17,551 Views 74 Comments

National suicide prevention charity Console says an increasing number of people with housing difficulties are seeking help to deal with mental health issues.

# suicide - Friday 25 March, 2016

At least 30 dead after suicide bomber hits football match
# Baghdad
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# Baghdad

At least 30 dead after suicide bomber hits football match

Mar 25th 2016, 8:02 PM 30,263 Views 46 Comments

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# suicide - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'A lot of young Irish people don't see a future': Blindboy gives powerful interview about suicide
# Channel 4
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# Channel 4

'A lot of young Irish people don't see a future': Blindboy gives powerful interview about suicide

Mar 24th 2016, 10:28 PM 31,883 Views 56 Comments

The Rubberbandits member spoke about the suicide epidemic in Ireland.

# suicide - Monday 21 March, 2016

'Eventually you start talking, like a gas valve releasing': Jack McGrath on his brother's suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Eventually you start talking, like a gas valve releasing': Jack McGrath on his brother's suicide

Mar 21st 2016, 2:11 PM 35,067 Views 18 Comments

McGrath and Hannah Tyrrell are ambassadors for IRUPA’s Tackle Your Feelings initiative.

# suicide - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide
# Wake Up Call
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# Wake Up Call

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide

Mar 20th 2016, 3:47 PM 20,890 Views 74 Comments

A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.

# suicide - Friday 18 March, 2016

No explanation for why police release pictures of gun Kurt Cobain used to take his own life
# Seattle
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# Seattle

No explanation for why police release pictures of gun Kurt Cobain used to take his own life

Mar 18th 2016, 8:10 AM 26,703 Views 26 Comments

It’s unclear why they’re making them public at this time.

# suicide - Thursday 17 March, 2016

This young woman's powerful story about grief and suicide is going viral
# Humans Of Dublin
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# Humans Of Dublin

This young woman's powerful story about grief and suicide is going viral

Mar 17th 2016, 6:16 PM 38,657 Views 8 Comments

“Those nights that I used to cry myself to sleep I held onto one thing; I held onto hope.”

# suicide - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Self-harmers need to be seen in hospital, there's a plan to make that happen
# Deliberate Self Harm
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# Deliberate Self Harm

Self-harmers need to be seen in hospital, there's a plan to make that happen

Mar 16th 2016, 5:23 PM 12,952 Views 16 Comments

There’s a new plan to ensure people who self-harm get the help they need.

# suicide - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
# Broken System
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# Broken System

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'

Mar 15th 2016, 1:12 PM 15,396 Views 13 Comments

The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.

# suicide - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Man kills 14 members of his family with butcher's knife before suicide
# India
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# India

Man kills 14 members of his family with butcher's knife before suicide

Feb 28th 2016, 7:39 AM 14,272 Views 3 Comments

Police said the man took his own life after slitting the throats of family members.

# suicide - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Family of Caoilte O'Broin hold 'Anyone's Brother' candlelit vigil
# Anyonesbrother
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# Anyonesbrother

Family of Caoilte O'Broin hold 'Anyone's Brother' candlelit vigil

Feb 11th 2016, 8:44 PM 19,422 Views 13 Comments

The family say they want to stop families having no one to turn to.

# suicide - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession
# Broken Homes
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# Broken Homes

Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession

Feb 2nd 2016, 3:39 PM 20,688 Views 40 Comments

Debt support charity Phoenix Project Ireland says 3 in 5 of their clients are women going through separation.

# suicide - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing
# Opinion
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# Opinion

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing

Jan 21st 2016, 5:00 PM 786 Views 92 Comments

Before the 2011 election, Taoiseach Enda Kenny singled out mental health as the key issue he wanted to tackle.

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'
# Suicide
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# Suicide

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'

Jan 21st 2016, 3:40 PM 50,255 Views 114 Comments

“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”