Children are strapped into buggies for the convenience of parents, often until they start school. Photograph: Getty Images

The HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) and 25 partner organisations have launched a new mental health campaign called “little things”. (...)

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(...)