Newspaper Articles related to Northern Ireland Suicides

The following is a compilation of news articles that have appeared related to youth suicide in N. Ireland.  Recent efforts by The Children of Ireland Group, we feel, have drastically increased the public's and government's awareness of this terrible tragedy.  Additionally, our own mental health doctors continue in their attempts to help the N. Ireland government in developing a Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy.  Should you see an article that should be published, please forward it to:  terry@childrenofireland.us  - This is a topic that concerns ALL youth of N. Ireland - no matter what side of the conflict!!

Thanks for your continued support!

J. Terry Ryan, President - Children of Ireland Group, Inc.

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Patient Story
http://www.sundaylife.co.uk/news/story.jsp?story=563499
 

Other Youth Suicide Related Articles:

April, 2005
Clinton to visit Ireland re: Suicide Prevention
Sunday Independent

March, 2005
Playing a Deadly Game
Irish Echo

Move to put brakes on scourge of bullying
Belfast Telegraph

Copycat fears over suicides
Belfast Telegraph

Church leaders unite for anti suicide crisis
Andersontown News

 

February, 2005
Young people suffering insufficient mental health facilities
Belfast Telegraph

 

Experts bid to tackle surge in self-harm
Belfast Telegraph

 

How my work with victims of the Troubles helped me comfort tsunami victims
Belfast Telegraph
 

Boy (15) is found hanged

Belfast Telegraph

 

Trust backs bid to prevent suicides
Belfast Telegraph

 

January, 2005

Suicide expert to retire
Belfast Telegraph
 

Principals in new move to tackle suicides crisis
Belfast Telegraph


December, 2004

Funeral for suicide driver
Belfast Telegraph
 

Festive season is painful for many
Belfast Telegraph
 

Double suicide stuns village
Belfast Telegraph
 

Children in four year wait to see psychiatrist
Belfast Telegraph
 

Prayers for families affected by suicide
Belfast Telegraph

 

November, 2004

INLA raid gang in Spanish blow-out
Belfast Telegraph

BEYOND BELIEF
As suicide crisis mounts, we reveal the NHS has NO suicide prevention strategy
Andersontown News
 

New centres to tackle suicide problem
Belfast Telegraph
 

Probe after man's body discovered
Belfast Telegraph

October, 2004
Call for action over self-harm problem
Belfast Telegraph
 

Bishops' plea over suicides
BBC

 

September, 2004

Support group for suicide bereaved
Belfast Telegraph
 

Service for mentally ill 'not good enough'
Belfast Telegraph
 

Tragedy sparks new school bus system
Belfast Telegraph
 

Bullying blamed for suicide pact that left teenager dead
Independent

 

August, 2004

Minister Rules Out Public Inquiry Into School Bullying
Newsletter
 

Despair of young is being ignored
Newsletter
 

Northern Ireland's suicide tragedy
BBC
 

Prozac is linked to child suicide
Belfast Telegraph

 

Girl Found Dead At Boyfriend's Grave
Newsletter
 

Service To Remember 'The Sad, Silent Stories'
Newsletter

 

April, 2004

Ervine Stunned After Grandson's Suicide
Newsletter

Another separate story, regarding a suicide earlier this year

http://www.sundaylife.co.uk/news/story.jsp?story=563506