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Ireland has highest European rate for young girls taking their own lives

New statistics show Ireland has the highest rate in Europe for young girls taking their own lives. Our reporter asks why and what can parents do? Suicide in Ireland is intrinsically linked with men. According to figures from the Office for Suicide Prevention (HSE), of the...

Six apps that help mind your mental health

May marks Green Ribbon month, the national campaign that encourages us to talk to each other about our mental health and to challenge the stigma the still remains around depression and a whole host of psychological issues. So as the month draws to a close we...

Facebook rolls out its suicide prevention tools to users worldwide

Facebook has expanded its suicide prevention tools and, now, users around the world will be able to use them to support friends who they believe are at risk for self-harm or suicide. The tools were originally released to a limited number of English-language users in the...