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Reflections on Suicide presented by Dr. John Connolly, Irish Association of Suicidology, February 13th 2013

Dr. Connolly addresses the interpretation of statistics, the myths around suicide, the risk factors and warning signs and why some people decide to die. Dr Connolly also talks about helpful and unhelpful ways to engage with a person who has a specific suicide plan and finally offers some recommended reading.

Aware lectures are provided free of charge and all are welcome to attend. Lectures take place the second Wednesday of every month at the Lecture Theatre, Swift Centre, St. Patrick’s Hospital, James’s St., Dublin 8.

Lectures start at 7.30pm however we advise that you arrive 15 minutes early to ensure you are seated comfortably. Paid parking is available in the St. Patrick’s Hospital car park (entrance via Steeven’s Lane); alternatively, take the Luas (red line) to Heuston Station and walk (map to St. Patrick’s Hospital).

If you are unable to attend our lecture on the night scheduled
you can listen or watch back online here.


2013 Monthly Lecture Schedule

February 13th: ‘Reflections on Suicide’ by Dr John Connolly, Irish Association of Suicidology
March 13th: ‘The Song of Melancholy; Depression and the Search for Meaning’ by
Dr. Stephen J Costello, Director, Victor Frankl Institute of Ireland

April 10th: ‘Alcohol and Depression’ by Dr Conor Farren, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Patrick’s Hospital
May 8th: Research Forum, Panel of Aware Researchers
June 12th: To be confirmed
July 10th: ‘Bipolar Disorder’ by Dr. Patrick McKeon, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Edmundsbury Hospital
August 14th: To be confirmed
September 11th: To be confirmed
October 9th: ‘Depression in Later Life’ by Dr Declan Lyons, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Patrick’s Hospital
November 13th: To be Confirmed
December 11th: ‘Coping with Christmas’ by a Panel of Speakers

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