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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