Home > National self-harm registry Ireland interim report January to June 2018.

National Suicide Research Foundation. (2019) National self-harm registry Ireland interim report January to June 2018. Cork: National Suicide Research Foundation.

[img]
Preview
PDF (Interim report January to June 2018) - Published Version
364kB

This report provides a summary of data collected by the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland (NSHRI) for the period January to June 2018.

In the first six months of 2018, the Registry recorded 6,124 presentations to hospital due to self-harm. This is 4% higher than the number recorded for the same period of 2017 (n=5,879). More than half of the presentations were made by women (n=3,389; 55%). Just under half (49%) of presentations were by persons under 30 years of age.

Drug overdose was the most common method of self-harm, involved in 62% of cases. Alcohol was involved in 29% of cases (26% for women and 33% for men).

Date:January 2019
Pages:4 p.
Publisher:National Suicide Research Foundation
Corporate Creators:National Suicide Research Foundation
Place of Publication:Cork
EndNote:View
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > self-destructive behaviour
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > self-destructive behaviour > suicidal behaviour / suicide
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

Repository Staff Only: item control page