first_imgNews Donegal TD wants Suicide Prevention Authority established Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Previous articleOccasional ‘Garda Clinics’ to replace closed stationsNext articleGardai to target Learner drivers over bank holiday weekend News Highland Donegal South-West Deputy Thomas Pringle has called on the government to establish a Suicide Prevention Authority to tackle the prevalence of suicide and self-harm in our society.There were 525 recorded suicides in Ireland in 2011.The figures from the Central Statistics Office showed that men accounted for 84 per cent of all deaths by suicide that last year.Independent TD Thomas Pringle says mental illness and suicide is a major problem in our society, with three times more deaths by suicide than on our roads in this country:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/tprin830PREV.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published center_img WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Twitter Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also By News Highland – October 26, 2012 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Reportlast_img

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