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(PDF p.32) While Irelandâ?Ts overall suicide rate is among the lowest in the OECD, particular demographic groups have consistently been shown by both national and international research evidence to have increased risk of suicidal behaviour. These include young people aged 15-24, people with mental...
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Subject: self-harm, Suicide
The Public Health Agency (PHA) in Northern Ireland published the findings of a study into the aftercare received by those who attended hospital after self-harming. Key findings include: â?¢ Between 2007 and 2012, 4,733 individuals were treated for 8,175 self-harm episodes. The number of self-...
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Subject: Suicide, self-harm
The National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) is a core part of the HSE National Mental Health Division. The work of the NOSP relies on building strong relationships with the Health and Wellbeing Division, Primary Care and other HSE Divisions, as well as with statutory, non-statutory and...
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Subject: Suicide
Suicide rates in Ireland saw significant changes over the past decade, with an increase in suicide rates between 2007 and 2011. However, data from 2012 onwards suggest a levelling-o� on the rate of suicide with the most recent confirmed CSO figures indicating there were 487 deaths...
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Subject: Suicide
This leaflet contains information on what you can say and do to help someone who may be thinking of suicide. It highlights the warning signs, explains the feelings a suicidal person can have and provides a step-by-step guide to having a conversation and helping someone youÂ're worried about. It...
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Subject: Suicide, self-harm
The purpose of this booklet is to provide practical guidance and emotional support following a possible death by suicide. It considers the range of feelings and reactions that may be experienced following an unexpected death, and offers advice on how to cope in the immediate aftermath of...
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Subject: Suicide
Suicide has been ubiquitous in time and place. It has been proscribed by tradition, culture and legislation. More recently it has been decriminalised almost everywhere. Historically suicide has been underreported by a factor of three in Ireland until comparatively recently. During recent decades...
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Subject: Suicide, self-harm
The Evidence Centre of the Health Research Board (HRB) was commissioned by the National Office for Suicide Prevention to carry out a review of the evidence base for suicide prevention. In this report, we present our findings from a review of reviews, seeking to answer two research questions: 1....
Funded by HSC R&D Division, Public Health Agency Why did we start? Potentially new information, especially relating to the characteristics of those who had died by suicide was made available through the Coroner’s Office.  The information made available to us covered deaths that occurred in...

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