Pieta, Ireland’s national suicide prevention charity, received over 99,000 crisis calls and texts, according to its 2022 annual reprot.
The report, which was published in July 2023, also shows that the charity provided over 51,300 therapy hours free of charge, and that over 670 households were directly supported by Pieta’s Suicide Bereavement Liaison team.
Read the full document via the link below:
Published on July 21, 2023, the annual report for the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (2022) provides information on all activities and funding from the office for that year.
You can access the full report via the link below.
The International Association for Suicide Prevention's ‘Reach In, Reach Out’ podcast series aims to encourage understanding around the complexities of suicide, reduce stigma surrounding the topic and spark meaningful conversations.
In the episode linked below Professor Rory O'Connor and guests Bronwen Edwards, CEO of Roses in the Ocean and Associate Professor Vita Poštuvan discuss postvention and suicide prevention.
The National Self-Harm Registry Ireland is a system that records and reports information about self-harm presentations to hospital Emergency Departments across the country.
By providing such information as the number of self-harm presentations annually, when the presentations happen, what type of self-harm is involved, and which areas and groups have the highest rates, the Registry helps improve services for people who self-harm and informs prevention efforts.
You can find out more about this resource via the link below:
This Model of Care has been developed in partnership with HSE Social Inclusion, HSE Health and Wellbeing and the National Office of Suicide Prevention and in collaboration with voluntary bodies including Sec.39 agencies.
It caters to the needs of Adolescents and Adults through separate clinical pathways - mental health and substance use disorder.
The planned service delivery through separate Dual Diagnosis teams for Adolescents and Adults will help deliver services in a more targeted and age appropriate manner.
Find out more via the link below.
The Crisis Resolution Services Model of Care was published and formally launched by Minister Mary Butler TD on 26th May 2023.
This Model of Care details how Crisis Resolution Services for people over 18 years of age in Ireland should be organised and integrated across health and community services.
You can access the full document via the link below:
A new Guide for GPs on the management of depression was launched in June, 2023 by the Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD.
This quick reference guide from the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) is a valuable and wide-ranging resource for GPs treating depression.
It is accessible to ICGP members via the link below:
This document outlines the Galway Roscommon Adult Mental Health Social Work Department’s (GRMHSW Dept) contribution to the development of Family Focused Practice over the past five years.
It makes recommendations for future development as well as identifying the resources required. You can read it in full via the link below.