Console Celebration of Light in Tipperary

Families and friends of people lost through suicide in Tipperary have the chance to come together to remember their loved ones at Console’s upcoming Celebration of Light. The evening of song, music, poetry and reflection takes place in Bothar-na-Naomh Church, Thurles, on Sunday December 1 at 4pm. The evening also includes the lighting of candles and […]

Pieta House Roscrea suicide crisis centre launched by Joan Freeman

Pieta House’s founder and CEO Joan Freeman was in Roscrea this week to officially launch Pieta House’s Roscrea suicide and self-harm crisis centre. The centre, which opened earlier this summer, provides a free, professional therapeutic service for people in distress. Originally intended as a part-time outreach centre, demand has been very strong and the centre […]

Tipperary Link 4 Life Connecting communities to support their physical & mental well-being.

1 in every 4 people will experience mental health problems in their lifetime (Department of Health and Children, 2011).   North Tipperary averages the third highest rate of suicide in Ireland.   Tipperary Link 4 Life is a new initiative developed by the North Tipperary Sports Partnership (NTSP) in association with the HSE and Áras […]

Breaking the Cycle of Suicide in Ireland – The Fight Starts Here..

Some of Ireland’s top celebrities including Roz Purcell and Brent Pope, are joining forces to help ‘Break the Cycle’  of suicide in Ireland, by getting involved with Cycle Against Suicide, a  National Suicide Awareness initiative taking place around Ireland from Monday 22nd April to Sunday 5thMay 2013.   The idea behind the project was developed […]

Tipperary Link 4 Life

1 in every 4 people will experience mental health problems in their lifetime (Department of Health and Children, 2011). North Tipperary averages the third highest rate of suicide in Ireland. Tipperary Link 4 Life is a new initiative developed by the North Tipperary Sports Partnership (NTSP) in association with the HSE and Áras Folláin to […]

93% Increase in Under 18 Year Olds Seeking Help from suicide and self-harm centre Pieta House

Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm crisis centre have announced new figures that show a significant rise in people seeking their help in 2011. The biggest increase was in the under-18 age group which saw an increase of 93%. 70% of these were female. This age group also had the highest instance of self-harm. “The […]

Kathryn Thomas and Micheal O’Muircheartaigh launch Pieta House’s annual fundraiser Darkness into Light

Today (Wednesday, 4th April) GAA legend Micheál O’Muircheartaigh and RTÉ’s The Voice presenter Kathryn Thomas launched Pieta House’s annual fundraiser – Darkness into Light which will take place in 14 locations around the country at 4am on Saturday, 12th May 2012. Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm crisis centre is calling on people from all […]

Pieta Mid-West Calls for Volunteers

Suicide and self-harm crisis centre, Pieta House Mid-West is the only organisation in the Mid-West region providing a professional, face to face, free of charge therapeutic service for people in the acute stages of distress. Since opening in December 2010 Pieta Mid-West has seen almost 400 people who are in the acute stages of distress. […]

Public Meeting To Address Suicide Issue in North Tipperary

A public meeting will take place on Monday, 24th October at 7pm in the Damer Court Hotel, Castle Street, Roscrea to discuss the issue of suicide in Roscrea. This meeting will look at the feasibility of setting up a suicide intervention and crisis centre in Roscrea. The suicide rate in North Tipperary averages the third […]

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