Tag Archives: PIPS

FAMILY HAS SUICIDAL MEMBER SENT HOME FROM MATER AGAIN

The mother of a North Belfast man who took his own life two years ago after spending eight hours in the Mater Hospital’s accident and emergency unit has said she is “reliving a nightmare” after a close relative was sent home from the same hospital this week only hours after threatening to take his own […]

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Community leaders rally in defense of threatened workers

Leading community representatives have come out in force this week to support Ardoyne community workers

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Supporters do their bit as they get ready to run for Terri-Anne

Up to 100 runners and walkers will be taking to the streets of North Belfast this weekend to run a

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Community standing shoulder to shoulder

COMMUNITY counselling and support organisations from across the North turned out in force last week to ‘break the silence’ at a joint suicide awareness conference.

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Giving power back to the community

The latest initiative to tackle suicide is to take place next month in the form of two conferences aimed at both urban and rural areas.

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Friends to honour Micky with PIPS marathon run

A group of North Belfast pals are to run the city marathon this year in memory of their much-missed friend who took his own life last year. Stephen, Dee and Ciaran Burns, Aisling Martin and Gary Patterson have formed a team to run the marathon in memory of their friend, local DJ Michael ‘Micky’ McCartan, who died last August.

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