Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland

  How to talking with an adult

Friends can help but sometimes what you are going through is too big to handle by yourself and you need an adult to get involved. But who do you ask for help? choose an adult you trust - maybe it is a family member or a neighbor, a favorite teacher,...

  Youth Depression and Suicide

Not only adults become depressed. Children and teenagers also may have depression, as well. The good news is that depression is a treatable illness. Depression is defined as an illness when the feelings of depression persist and interfere with a child or adolescent's ability to function. About 5 percent of...

  Managing your stress

Everyone experiences stress at some time or another. It might be caused by problems at school or work, relationships with friends, siblings or parents, moving to a new place, or a traumatic event. Stress can affect people in different ways: have you become sad, angry, or anxious have you started...

  Bullying and Suicide

Research has shown that being a victim, perpetrator, or even a witness to bullying is associated with multiple behavioral, emotional, and social problems, including an increased risk for suicidal thoughts and actions. In a recent survey in Ireland bullying was identified as being a more common factor in suicdal behaviour...

  Four Steps to Help

 1 WATCHING:  BE AWARE OF THE WARNING SIGNS  Be aware of what your friends are doing and how they are behaving.  As a friend you could be one of the first to become aware of changes in behaviour: Warnings signs to watch out for may include but are not limited...

  Dealing with grief

If someone you care about has died by suicide, you may be feeling a whole range of different emotions - shock, disbelief, anger, guilt, grief. You might be asking yourself: "Why did they do it?" "What could I have done to help?" It is normal to try to make sense...