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Suicide in Ireland

IRELAND'S YOUNG MEN IN CRISIS 1O About two people die by suicide every day in Ireland Ciarán Austin director of services for suicide prevention charity, Console 507: reported suicides in Ireland in 2012, according to provisional CSO figures 600 & 700 Console, believes the true annual figure is between 600 & 700 80% ↑19.3 per 100,000 rate among Irish men 15.3% of all suicides in Ireland men are JOBS Likely to be unemployed are men (aged between 15-24 years) 80% 3.7 9.8% of all suicide per 100,000 rate among Irish women JOBS women are attempts are by women likely to be unemployed (aged between 15-24 years) 28.6% 30% 50% 26.6 of young people in Ireland are on income support- one of the highest in the EU cut in jobseekers' allowance for unemployed people under 26 the jobless rate for young people in Limerick & Donegal per 100,000- the suicide rate in Limerick city - the highest in Ireland A study of young Irish men aged 18-34 years reveals that: Other contributing factors: 78% 30% cut youth services according to the National Youth Council of Ireland know someone who had died by suicide 42% 50% of all suicides, alcohol has been identified as "significant factor" know more than one person 17% 177k had a close friend who died by suicide young people had emigrated from Ireland since 2008 - one third unemployed at the time 80% lin10 of young deceased disclose suicide ideas "to someone" in the two weeks prior to their deaths young men, as opposed to one in 20 young women have emigrated WHO TO CALL FOR HELP Console Pieta House Suicide or Survive Helps those contemplating suicide as well as those bereaved by suicide Counselling service for self-harmers and those contemplating suicide Samaritans 24-hour help for any worry, including suicide Charity aimed at building mental health wellness Helpline: 1800 201 890 Helpline: 01-601 0000 Helpline: 1850 60 90 90 Helpline: 1890 577 577 Design - Heather Griffin

Suicide in Ireland

shared by Heather Griffin on Nov 03
An infographic highlighting some of the shocking statistics being reported on suicide in Ireland today. It is an issue that is getting progressively worse particularly in young males, and is a topic ...


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