Tipperary suicide prevention – call for a community-based approach

Suicide continues to be a major issue in Irish society, with latest figures suggesting approximately 400 deaths per year nationally with many more people attempting to take their own life. (Stats https://www.nsrf.ie/statistics/suicide/ ) The founder of one of Ireland’s leading suicide prevention charities says that while progress is being made, much more needs to be […]

Tipperary Course For Supporters Of People With Mental Health Struggles

People in Tipperary who are supporting family, friends, neighbours, colleagues or community members that are struggling with their mental health are being offered a unique opportunity to avail of a fully funded programme designed especially for them. Suicide or Survive’s ‘Supporters Programme’ teaches supporters practical skills they can use to support the people they care about. […]

World Suicide Prevention Day – Call For Greater Supports

The founder and CEO of one of the country’s leading suicide prevention organisations says Ireland still has a way to go when it comes to tackling the issues surrounding mental health and suicide. Speaking in advance of World Suicide Prevention Day (which is on September 10th) Caroline McGuigan, who founded Suicide or Survive back in […]