World Suicide Prevention Day

Today Thursday 10th September is World Suicide Prevention day themed ‘Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives’

Some facts to think about:

  • Over 800,000 people die by suicide across the world each year.
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15 – 29 year olds.
  • More people die from suicide than from murder and war; it is the 13th leading cause of death worldwide
  • Every week in Ireland 10 people die by suicide.
  • 8 out of those 10 are male.

“By doing small things we can break the silence around mental illness” – please spread the word.

World Suicide Prevention Day

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