Last weekend’s tragic death of television presenter Caroline Flack, 40, is the latest high-profile example of a person overwhelmed by life’s often unfair circumstances, by the world’s relentless intrusion into what should be private,secure space.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
An analysis of why middle-aged men have the highest suicide rate has identified diminishing life and career opportunities, and the pressures of being a provider, as sources of psychological distress, which potentially heighten the risk.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
With nearly two thirds of college students online for over two hours everyday, browsing YouTube, engaging with social media, gambling, and accessing porn — it’s the ideal forum to target their mental health needs, according to a leading sociologist.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
The GAA dealt with what it deemed were 26 “critical incidents” relating to mental health last year that clubs themselves felt unable to respond to across issues such as death by suicide, problems with addiction and Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS).
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
Regarding the article on suicide in the Irish Examiner last Saturday, I would like to point out that the figures on suicide for 2012 released by the Central Statistics Office last week are only preliminary figures, and I would recommend caution in interpreting them.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013