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    Mental Health- Altering Traditional Attitudes Internationally, rural Ireland is pictured as a green, tranquil setting with a pace of life in contrast to urban life. Behind this picture perfect view of rural life is a cloud of darkness associated with mental health issues. In recent years there has been a significant rise in suicide levels, in 2013 there was 526 deaths by suicide. This means on average there is ten deaths by suicide every week…
    Written on Thursday, 20 November 2014 10:36 in IRL_Blog Be the first to comment! Read 254 times

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