Clonmel to host meeting on suicide awareness

There is a open information evening and conference on suicide awareness and taking positive action on in Hotel Minella, Clonmel on Monday April 15 at 7pm.

There is a open information evening and conference on suicide awareness and taking positive action on in Hotel Minella, Clonmel on Monday April 15 at 7pm.

This event is being organised and chaired by Joe Leahy in association with the Irish Association of Suicidology and various bodies such as Aware, Suicide or Survive, Console, One Life and Living Links.

The speakers on the evening will be Dr John F. Connolly, Co-founder and Secretary of Irish Association of Suicidology; Gerry Flynn, President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors; Paul Morris, Coroner, South Tipperary; and April Duff and Jamie Moore, Mind Matters Project Waterford Comhairle na n’Oige.

Taking positive action will be the focus of the evening. The South Tipperary GAA Board is offering its support to this event and has asked all its clubs to circulate and encourage as many of its members as possible to attend on the night with the aim of informing themselves and others in their areas of the supports that are out there. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.