Left to right: Antoinette Barry (Head of Mental Health CHO 6), Sylvia Cahill (Principal Social Worker, MHD, CHO 6), Minister for Health Simon Harris TD, Pauline O'Reilly (Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention, HSE CHO Area 6) & Adam Byrne (Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention, HSE CHO Area 6).
On Monday 27th March 2017, 'Connecting for Life: Dublin South East, Dún Laoghaire and East Wicklow, Reducing Suicide Together 2015-2020' was officially launched by the Minister for Health Simon Harris TD, at the Wicklow Primary Healthcare Centre, Wicklow Town.
The CHO 6 document is a local implementation action plan based on the same vision, goals, objectives and measurable outcomes as outlined in the national strategy, Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide 2015-2020. Connecting for Life, sets out a vision where fewer lives are lost through suicide, and where communities and individuals are empowered to improve their mental health and wellbeing.
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