Tag Archives: suicide

Demand for mental health and suicide prevention services soars during Covid-19 pandemic

Demand for mental health supports and suicide prevention services have soared across Ireland during the 13-month Covid-19 pandemic.  he revelation from Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health, Prof Ella Arensman, has verified mounting anecdotal concerns that the pandemic is having a significant mental health impact through extended isolation, lack of social interaction, financial stress… Read More »

Al Interviews Andy Grant | Transformational Energy Coach, Founder of Real Men Feel, Best Selling Author & Suicide Attempt Survivor

In this episode, Al interviews Andy Grant, transformational energy coach, founder of Real Men Feel, best-selling author & suicide attempt survivor (recorded 2-11-20). At age five, Andy began to be molested by a neighbor who was a family friend. He experienced suicidal thoughts from the very young age of eight years old and had his first, of… Read More »

Suicide attempts and hospitals admissions linked to non-opioid drugs on the rise

A major new analysis of the non-opioid medications gabapentin and baclofen shows “worrying” increases in related suicide attempts and hospital admissions in U.S. adults since 2013 — coinciding with a decrease in opioid prescriptions. With the risks of opioid medications widely publicised, there has been a dramatic decline in prescriptions in the United States since… Read More »