Tag Archives: Suicide Awareness

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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MLA prepares for PIPS feat of flames

Over one hundred brave firewalkers, including a local MLA, are psyching themselves up as they prepare to walk barefoot on hot coals to raise vital funds for a local suicide awareness charity this week.

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Expectation is hotting up ahead of firewalk world record attempt

There’s just over a week to go before over one hundred courageous firewalkers attempt to break the Irish record for walking on flames – and raise vital funds for a local suicide awareness charity.

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Families take campaign to the President’s front door

A group of North Belfast families devastated by the loss of loved ones to suicide have met with President Mary McAleese to share their stories and ask for her support in their campaign for better suicide awareness across the country.

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Suicide groups welcome ‘positive’ contact with Poots

The health Minister has echoed calls from North Belfast suicide awareness groups on the need for a cross-departmental approach to tackle the alarming rate of suicides here.

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Suicide awareness is Laura’s Legacy

Lanterns will be released into the skies above Bawnmore next weekend in memory of those in the area who have taken their own lives and to promote suicide awareness in the area.

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