Increase in self-harm may be linked to downturn

July 27, 2009

CARL O'BRIEN, Social Affairs Correspondent

A SIGNIFICANT increase in the rate of deliberate self-harm among young men may be linked to the economic downturn, according to the National Suicide Research Foundation.

Official figures to be published today

Decision due on plans for St Ita's

July 24, 2009

THORNTON HALL RULED OUT FOR UNITS

St Ita's Hospital in Portrane

CONCERNED residents in Portrane should get their answer soon on whether the HSE plans to redevelop the Central Mental Hospital to the

Guidelines on reporting of suicide breached

July 22, 2009

RUADHÁN MAC CORMAIC

MEDIA COVERAGE of the Monageer inquiry report earlier this year showed “significant breaches” of reporting guidelines on suicide, a forum hosted by the Health Service Executive (HSE) heard yesterday.

With the publication last May