Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland

  School Visits Awareness & Prevention Programme

Youth suicide is the number one cause of death amongst young people in Ireland.  Almost no community in the country has been left untouched by this tragic situation. The need for action has never been greater, and never been more urgent.  Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland has responded to this by...

  FreeText Emergency Assistance Service

We also provide a FreeText emergency assistance service where texting the keyword YOUTH to 50015 will respond with emergency information and support 24/7/365.  The text is free to send so anyone in need can get asistance even if they have no credit. The FreeText service provides a vital support to...

  About the Four Steps to Help Programme

During 2015 we were able to provide school visits to 90 schools and colleges and provide over 210 Four Steps to Help Programme workshops directly to our target demographic, 16-24 year olds.The charity is fully committed to increasing the number of school visits we can undertake due to exceptional demand...

  School Visit Information

Talks last about 40 minutes and there is an opportunity for Q&As. The talks can be extended or reduced depending on class times or numbers attending.  Ideally we prefer to talk with smaller groups of up to 25 as this allows easier interaction but we can cater to larger groups...

  School Presentation Information

Talks last about 40 minutes and there is an opportunity for Q&As as this usually fits into a 50 minute class period.. The talks can be extended or reduced depending on class times or numbers attending.  Ideally we prefer to talk with smaller groiups of up to 40 as this...

  Teachers' Resources

As part of the  Four Steps to Help Programme for Schools we have also developed a set of six lesson plans with worksheets, handouts and quizzes.  The lesson plans are based on the Four Steps to Help presentation and buidl on the students’ exisiting knowledge.   Topics covered include awareness...