March 12, 2014

Headline News Highlights (3rd – 12th March 2014)





Quin horse ride to aid suicide support

Clare People, 11-Mar-2014

Charity horse race to raise funds for suicide prevention.


Recession directly to blame for up to 560 suicides

Irish Examiner, 07-Mar-2014

New study shows that 560 suicides can be directly linked to the recession.


Tralee suicide project to close

Kerrys Eye, 06-Mar-2014

Suicide prevention group to close and move all it’s funding to Pieta House which helps people who have suicidal ideation and people who engage in self-harm.


Teen-Line faces bleak future after HSE decision on funds

Echo – Tallaght, 06-Mar-2014

Teen-Line loses all funding from the NOSP.


Pieta House Darkness into Light fundraiser goes international

Irish Examiner, 04-Mar-2014

Darkness to light 5k walk to highlight suicide and DSH happening in May.



Mental Health



Brazil's positive mental health campaign to go national

Dungarvan Observer, 07-Mar-2014

New funding required to fund initiatives remove the stigma attached to mental illness and suicide.  



Men's Shed provides tools for well-being

Kerrys Eye, 06-Mar-2014

Successful project working at getting men to talk about mental health.