Irish Association of Suicidology

The IAS provides singular, authoritative, topical, safe, locally contextualised information and advice to everyone involved in the prevention and containment of the harms arising from suicide and self harm.

Connecting for Life

Connecting for life | IAS

Ireland’s National Strategy

To Reduce Suicide 2015 -2020

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Getting Help.

If you are feeling Suicidal
Helping Someone Who Is Suicidal
Moving Forward After A suicide Attempt
Seeking Bearevement Support
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Other Mental Health Resources
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  • British Prime Minister Tereasa May | Northern Ireland

Every secondary school in the UK will be offered mental health first aid training as part of new reforms

Fionnaula Jones | Newstalk In a speech due to be delivered in London later this morning Mrs May will announce plans to "transform" the way mental illness is dealt with "not in our hospitals but [...]

  • yourmentalhealth.ie | IAS

8 little resolutions that will make a big difference to your mental health

IT ALL ABOUT THE LITTLE THINGS! IT’S ALMOST NEW Year’s and you know what that means – time to make some New Year’s resolutions. Most people tend to set big resolutions at the start of [...]

  • Gateway Mental Health Project_

Gateway pioneers recovery-oriented approach to mental illness

Sylvia Thompson | The Irish Times The colourful handcrafted sign across the large front window of a shop in the heart of Rathmines, Dublin 6, is a clear shout-out that Gateway is open to all. [...]

  • Helen McAntee | Youth Mental Health Support

Irish students will receive 300 hours of mental health classes in new plan

Catherine Devine | Irish Independent Ms McEntee (FG) revealed to the Irish Sun that students will receive up to 300 hours of mental health classes to help students "maintain their own well-being". "The Department of [...]

  • Mental Health at Christmas | Irish Association of Suicidology

Mental Health matters over the Festive Season

By Prof Siobhan O'Neill | Irish Association of Suicidology. Tis the season to be jolly, apparently, however it is also the season of higher rates of suicide and more than ever, many of us struggle [...]

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