AS Stormont Ministers warn us to stay indoors once more. The fear and uncertainty of what the future will hold has weighed heavy on the shoulders of young people right across Fermanagh for some time now. While restrictions have minimised everyday trade and travel, internet activity has surged among young people, with everyday access to […]
Suicide is destroying ‘the soul of the country’
IN AN emotional plea during the funeral mass of Michael McPhillips, (54), his brother, Canon Jimmy McPhillips stressed it was finally time for us as a nation to talk about suicide and depression. “We need to talk so that no more families or communities are left like us this morning. Devastated, as we strive to […]
Millions spent on anti-depressants
Money better spent on therapy, says local MLA
‘We didn’t see it coming, I had no idea my husband was going to kill himself’
AN Enniskillen widow, recently bereaved by the death of her husband by suicide, spoke in harrowing terms of the impact his death had on her and their children.
One person treated EVERY DAY for self-harm at Enniskillen hospital
The influx of admissions show that throughout the last year 365 – at least one every day – has been admitted to SWAH for treatment.
Suicide remains issue of grave concern locally
After the death of a young man from suicide in Fermanagh two weeks ago, further calls have been made for those in difficulty to seek help before it is too late.
Widow’s plea after latest tragic death
The widow of a 47-year old Brookeborough man who took his own life near his home last week has appealed to people suffering from depression to open up about it.