Suicide or Survive – working with prisoners to raise awareness

Media: Radio Source: NewsTalk Published On: Mon, June 13, 2016

Prisoners and staff in Wheatfield Place of Detention have been working with the charity Suicide or Survive to raise awareness of suicide in the prison. Prisoners have become trained facilitators in this peer led project. Staff have also taken part in the awareness sessions. Newstalk breakfast visit the prison to talk to Patrick Kavanagh, one of the prison Governors, and to a number of prisoners involved in the project. The prisoners football team played a challenge match against the SOS football team to help them prepare for their upcoming charity match against an Ireland legends selection.

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