Today, 15th September, the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) published its Annual Report for 2021. This report details activities for the office during 2021 and outlines key updates relating to Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide.
This report will be of relevance to anyone with an interest in, or who works in mental health promotion and suicide prevention. It will also be of interest to the wide variety of health and government stakeholders involved in the Connecting for Life strategy, and mental health and suicide prevention NGO representatives.
The NOSP Annual Report for 2021 was officially launched by Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD.
Speakers at the event included Dr Stephanie O’Keeffe (HSE National Director, Integrated Operations – Planning), John Meehan (HSE Assistant National Director, Mental Health Planning and Head of NOSP), Prof Steve Platt (Emeritus Professor of Health Policy Research at the University of Edinburgh), Dr Philip Dodd (Clinical Advisor to the NOSP), Ailish O’Neill (HSE NOSP, National Education and Training Manager), Catherine Brogan (Deputy CEO, Mental Health Ireland), Krystian Fikert (CEO, My Mind), Sarah Hearne and Andrea Koenigstorfer (HSE Resource Officers for Suicide Prevention).
More information on the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention, is available at www.nosp.ie.