Research in the area of suicide prevention

The National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) is committed to supporting research in the areas of suicide research/ prevention and mental health promotion. Ireland's suicide prevention strategy, Connecting for Life, takes an evidence-informed approach to suicide prevention, to ensure the proposed aims, objectives and interventions deliver real and measurable benefits in a cost-efficient way.

  • Read NOSP or Connecting for Life-related research reports here.
  • Read information specifically on suicide and self-harm data here.

Grant Scheme for Collaborative Research Projects (2021-2022)

The HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) introduced its first grant scheme for collaborative research projects on priority groups in Ireland, at the end of 2020. The purpose of the scheme is to;

  • Further understanding of the groups that are at increased risk for self-harm and suicide
  • Promote and support collaborative research projects between researchers and services working in the area of suicide prevention in Ireland.

This scheme is now closed (applications were open from 1st December 2020 to 29th January 2021) and successful projects are summarised in this book of abstracts.

Other sources of information