Profiling a community led multilevel suicide prevention intervention
Community-Academic Research Links, University College Cork
This study research was carried out to profile a community led multilevel suicide prevention intervention group, Breaking The Silence. This study examined the main models of suicide prevention intervention being used internationally and located which models are being used within Irish policy. The research explored and identified which of the models is used by the Breaking The Silence and how this fits in with the community context by reviewing models of community work practice. The literature review found that the Irish suicide prevention policy was in line with the models of suicide prevention that are being used internationally. Combing the literature mentioned with the primary data obtained through semi-structured interviews with three members of the group and two community workers who have worked with the group there were several main findings. The research found that the group is located within several different models of suicide prevention and is also is located within several suicide prevention strategies. The group was found to be located within the community development and social planning models of community work.
Suicide prevention , Breaking The Silence , Community development , Social planning models , Models of community work , Community workers
Donnachie, R. (2018) Profiling a community led multilevel suicide prevention intervention. Cork: Community-Academic Research Links, University College Cork.
©2018, Rebecca Donnachie.