Irish man John Pender died after he was stabbed in a  bar in Spain while on holiday with his wife and two children.

The family of an Irish father-of-two who died after being stabbed with a broken bottle in a bar in Spain say they are heartbroken over his death. Joh(...)

Caroline McGuigan, founder of Suicide or Survive: “It is important for everyone to realise that where there is life, there is hope.”

There was a time when few would dare to admit they had mental health difficulties. Thankfully, times have changed and these days, people are encourag(...)

Caroline McGuigan, of Suicide or Survive (SOS), at the annual forum of the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention, in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mental health problems may not be visible to the naked eye, but more than 450,000 people are living with depression in Ireland and 45,000 with bipolar(...)

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, Pieta House chief executive Brian Higgins said: ‘Our vision is of a world where suicide, self-harm and stigma have been replaced by hope, self-care and acceptance.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Psychologists have called for great focus on measures to tackle the high rates of suicide among teenagers in Ireland. The Psychological Society of I(...)

Caroline McGuigan’s Suicide or Survive charity has been running wellness workshops across the country for the past five years.

A woman who runs a charity for those contemplating suicide has set up an online version of its successful wellness workshop. Caroline McGuigan tried t(...)

About 500 people die by suicide every year in Ireland. Those working on the coalface of the problem say it’s closer to 10 deaths a week – eight of whi(...)