March 25, 2014

Suicide

 

 

Ten employees of Orange commit suicide this year

Irish Examiner,  21-Mar-2014

Ten employees of French telecoms giant Orange have taken their lives since the beginning of the year, nearly as many as the whole of 2013, an organisation that monitors work conditions said.

 

Irish teen suicide rates among highest in EU

Irish Examiner, 21-Mar-2014

The suicide rate among teenage girls is higher in Ireland than any EU state, while the rate among young Irish males is the second highest, according to a report analysing what governments are doing to prevent intentional injury to children.

 

'Suicide voyeur' has case overturned over free speech

Irish Independent, 20-Mar-2014

The conviction of an American "suicide voyeur" who encouraged a British man and Canadian woman to take their own lives in an internet chat room has been overturned on free speech grounds.

 

Mental Health

 

Students find their voices at 'Speak Out' event

Irish Examiner, 20-Mar-2014

Self-awareness and self-defence were strong themes among stage performances by teens showcasing their work to highlight social issues.

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