Wed, 22 Apr, 2020
Mon, 20 Apr, 2020
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020
Victims of cyberbullying can become consumed by spiralling negative thoughts and can feel there is "no escape" from it, according to new research based on the views of young people here.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2020
New research has found that parents of teenagers who self-harm or have suicidal ideation can deal better with associated stress by partaking in a 16-week course that includes mindfulness.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
The National Suicide Research Foundation’s 2018 Annual Report of the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland shows a 6% rise in the rate of individuals presenting to hospital as a result of self-harm last year, compared with the rate in 2017 — and 12% higher than the rate in 2007.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
New research indicates that intentional drug overdose is the most common method used in a large number of "concerning" presentations at hospitals involving people who are homeless.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
The rate of self-harming among children and young people soared 22% over a 10-year period to the end of 2016.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
Family members bereaved by suicide have elevated levels of stress, depression, and anxiety and are at increased risk of poorer physical health, according to new research.
Wed, 16 May, 2018
Homeless people are 30 times more likely to self-harm than those living in fixed residences, according to a new study analysing five years of hospital presentations.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018
The body of a father of three who murdered his wife and sons before killing himself has been exhumed from the family grave.
Wed, 10 May, 2017
The HSE and childrens’ charity Barnardos are providing supports to the family and school friends of an 11-year-old boy who died by suspected suicide in Cork city at the weekend.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
The loss of five members of the same family in a suspected murder-suicide is tragedy beyond comprehension, funeral mourners have been told.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
More than 11,000 cases of self-harm presented at hospitals in Ireland in 2014.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
More than half of the Irish population drinks in a high-risk manner, according to Alcohol Action Ireland.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
Almost half of the men who died by suicide in recent years had been working in the construction industry, a study found.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Almost 9,500 people were treated in hospital last year after attempting to take their own lives.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Two young men found dead in Co Monaghan today may have been the victims of a suicide pact.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2004
Studies by the National Suicide Research Foundation have found Limerick has the highest rate of attempted suicide among both men and women.
Thu, 21 Oct, 2004
Household drugs are the most common cause of poisoning in Irish children under the age of 10, figures revealed today.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2003