Suicide Prevention

The Lions Clubs in the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland have over the past two decades helped local communities in preventing Suicide. It is estimated over this period €200,000 has been invested in Suicide prevention, by Lions Clubs.

3 Key Actions over that period

1. Organising Suicide Prevention course ASIST (Applied Suicide intervention Skills Training). View video below :

2. Organising Suicide Safe Talks. Download the safeTALK leaflet -  ASIST Leaflet Download.

3. Distribution of Lions Clubs pocket cards, with helpline contact details. 400,000 cards distributed over the past 10 years.
We continue to help in those areas. Click here to download cards.

For information Contact: Lion Pat Connolly, Galway. Email :

If you know a person who needs urgent help, CALL SAMARITANS FREE CALL. 116 123 (UK & NI). 116 123 (ROI). This number is FREE to call. You don't have to be suicidal to call. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.