More than 60 per cent of charities operating in Ireland have reported often 
serious falls in donations since scandals involving the Central Remedial Clinic, Rehab and the wider sector took hold.

Childline, the support service for children, has warned it may no longer be able to provide 24-hour nationwide support, due to a reduction in charitab(...)

Prof Marsha Linehan, University of Washington, Kathleen Lynch, Minister for State with responsibility for Mental Health, and Daniel Flynn, Cork Mental Health Services.

A new programme is being rolled out across the country to teach people who are severely suicidal and who repeatedly self-harm that there is a l(...)

Joan Freeman of Pieta House with her husband, Pat, in Pieta House, Bishopstown, Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

When Joan Freeman put her family home up as collateral to open the first centre for the prevention of self-harm and suicide in Ireland, she nev(...)

Donal Walsh, a 16-year-old anti-suicide campaigner from Tralee in Kerry, was diagnosed with a tumour in his leg when he was 12. Photograph: Kerry’s Eye Newspaper/PA Wire

The family of Donal Walsh has called on young people in Ireland to remember his message against suicide as they face their first Christmas without the(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Alcohol has an “enormous bearing” on suicide and self-harm rates in Ireland, Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch sa(...)

Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health Kathleen said deaths by suicide were a concern to everyone. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Young and middle-aged men remain most at risk from suicide in Ireland, the latest official figures show.The National Office for Suicide Prevention’s a(...)

Participants in the Console Christmas Celebration of Light for those bereaved through suicide, in November 2011, at St Patricks College Maynooth. Photograph: Alan Betson

Donal Walsh, who lost his four-year struggle with cancer earlier this month, became an inspiration for many in his attitude towards his illness and de(...)

Suicide is back in the news again. Since the death of Donal Walsh, who made an impassioned plea for young people to choose life not death, there has b(...)

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