National Office for Suicide Prevention Annual Report 2007

The HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention Annual Report 2007 highlights the important work being undertaken by both voluntary and statutory organisations at community, local and national level to implement the 2005 strategy 'Reach Out - the National Strategy for Action on Suicide Prevention.'

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) data for 2005, which is the latest year for which full figures on suicide are available, shows the number of recorded suicides at 481. This was a slight reduction on the figures for the previous years. The CSO provisional data for suicide deaths in Ireland in 2006 was 409 while the CSO provisional data for 2007 was 460.

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