8,158 deaths in Northern Ireland: "We need a suicide prevention strategy as a matter of urgency"

13 Nov 2017Andrea Thornbury Detail DataSuicide

NEW figures have today confirmed that 297 people were officially recorded as having died from suicide in Northern Ireland in 2016.

Suicide deaths in Northern Ireland highest on record

29 Jul 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail DataSuicide, Health

THREE hundred and eighteen suicides were registered in Northern Ireland during 2015 – the highest annual death toll since records began in 1970.