The #littlethings campaign is organised by the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention in partnership with more than 20 organisations active in the mental health area.

A new mental health initiative highlights the “little things” people can do in their daily life to maintain their mental equilibrium.The #littlething(...)

 Gerry Raleigh, director of the National Office of Suicide Prevention: “There has been an increase in the trend graph for middle-aged men”. Photograph:  Alan Betson

Reducing suicide among the middle-aged will be a key priority for the HSE’s Office of Suicide Prevention this year, according (...)

Prof Ella Arensman, of the National Suicide Research Foundation, said the findings show that while many attitudes are more favourable, ongoing awareness about depression and mental health is required.

Almost one in three people in Ireland say they would not vote for a politician if they knew they had been depressed, a new study shows.The research in(...)

President Michael D Higgins has said in the the western world the security of employment is being stripped away  and ‘we are introducing far greater stresses of casualisation in both temporary work, in relation to part-time work, in relation to the structure and definition of work itself’.

People are under greater distress and are more at risk of suicide because of “new insecurities” in employment, President Michael D Higgins has said.Th(...)