Former Cork City defender Brian Lenihan has revealed that the real reason he retired from football at the age of just 23 was the mental illness which led him to attempt to take his own life last year.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
Former footballer Richie Sadlier has called for greater supports for players when they retire from the game as he admitted to contemplating suicide after he was forced out due to a hip injury in 2003.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Health Minister Simon Harris, senior HSE officials, and Console’s interim CEO David Hall are contacting a series of high-profile suicide prevention and depression charities in a bid to convince them to take on Console’s frontline services.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
Eleven calls made by suicidal children to the ISPCC’s Childline service resulted in immediate referrals to the emergency services last year, with the organisation saying it saw an increase in 2014 in the number of contacts from young people mentioning suicide.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015