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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Moving Forward After A suicide Attempt
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Thousands of ‘Chats for Change’ packs distributed to Irish universities as part of mental health campaign

Irish Independent | Daire Courtney The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is distributing thousands of ‘Chats for Change’ packs to Irish universities this week as part of a campaign to get students talking about [...]

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Major conference on women’s mental health to come to Dublin in 2017

Irish Medical Times | By June Shannon The 7th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health will take place at the RDS in Dublin from Monday, March 6, to Thursday, March, 9, 2017, and will be [...]

  • Mental Health Services budget

Mental health gets just €15m despite €35m Budget vow

Irish Independent | Eilish O'Regan The Government was at the centre of a "dishonest spin" row yesterday after it emerged a Budget-day pledge to give an extra €35m to alleviate the crisis in mental health [...]

  • Workplace Mental Health

Escaping the stigma: mental health in the workplace

Irish Times | Olive Keogh “In 2008, I was 20 years into a career with Unilever. Then all of a sudden, at midnight on January 25th, 2008, I had a panic attack. It was the [...]

  • Female Suicide Health Care

Study finds high rate of suicide among women in health sector

Irish Times | Barry Roche More than a quarter of women who took their own lives in Cork worked in health care. Programmes should be put in place to overcome the stigma of mental illness [...]

  • Local Politicians | Mental Health

High levels of stress identified among local politicians

Irish Times | Paul Cullen A survey of county councillors across the State has identified high levels of depression and stress among local politicians. Almost half of those surveyed say they have experienced depression or [...]

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