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We offer a fully integrated mental health awareness and prevention programme
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Frequently asked questions about mental health awarness and suicide prevention.
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For more information, any questions or concerns please call 021 242 7173.
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  • Issuing of fundraising certificates
    PLEASE NOTE Due to changes in our fundraising policies we are no longer automatically issuing Fundraising Certificates upon signing up to one of our events.  Certificates are now only required for fundraising events where a business may require confirmation from the charity that a genuine fundraising event is being planned,…
  • Campus Representative Programme 2016
    You can join YSPI as a volunteer Campus Representative and help promote our vital work in your school or college "because one life lost is one life too many" YSPI are looking to improve our services for secondary schools, colleges and universities around the country, and as part of this…
  • YSPI Annual Report & Audited Accounts 2015
    YSPI's Annual Activity Report and Audited Financial Statements for financial year 2015 are now available to view online. Click HERE to view the Annual Report and Accounts in full
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    Following a lot of feedback from our School Visits we have created a new mobile friendly website for Emergency Information. To view the new site and to get access to immediate emergency information please vsiit

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Please Supprt Our Work

chalk board legs text2donate schoolsv2Please help fund our National School Visits Programme by texting YSPI SCHOOL to 50300 to send us a €4.00 donation.

Every 50 text donations will cover the costs of sending a specialist team to visit a school or college during 2016 so for less than the cost of a pint you can help to save young lives throughout Ireland.

100% of your €4.00 donation goes directly to Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland across most network operators. Some network operators apply VAT which means that a minimum of €3.25 will go to Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY. Helpline: 076 680 5278.

Schools Visit Information

booked to Christmas 2016
booked to Easter 2017
Provisional bookings for 2017
Dates still available for 2017
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Talk with a Counsellor
Vist our Four Steps to Help Programme and see how the Four Steps Progrrame can work for your school.
National School Visits Programme
Find out about our National School Visits Programme that brings the Four Steps to Help to schools & colleges.
FreeText Crisis Information Service
Our FreeText Information Service provides suicide helpline infomation 24/7 even if you have no credit.

Warning Signs

Warning signs may include but are not limited to:
Withdrawing from family and friends
Having difficulty concentrating and thinking clearly
Sleeping too much or too little
Feeling tired most of the time
Gaining or losing a significant amount of weight
Talking about feeling hopeless or guilty
Talking about suicide or death
Self-destructive behaviour like drinking too much or abusing drugs
Losing interest in favourite things or activities
Giving away prized possessions
Mood swings
If a friend mentions suicide, take it seriously. If they have expressed an immediate plan, or have access to prescription medication or other potentially deadly means, do not leave them alone. Get help immediately.


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Pieta House1800 247 247
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ISPCC Childline1800 66 66 66
Teen-Line Ireland1800 83 36 34

Contact Us

Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland (RCN20070670)
59 High Street
Co Kerry V93 N977
Tel 021 - 242 7173