National Self-Harm Registry Ireland (NSRF) Annual Report 2014 

Authors: National Self-Harm Registry Ireland

Source: National Office for Suicide Prevention


  • 1 in 184 men aged 20-24 in Ireland presented to hospital as a consequence of self-harm in 2014
  • Over 40% increase in number of hospital treated self-harm episodes among boys age 10-14 in Ireland
  • 476 additional suicides associated with period of economic recession
  • Rate of hospital recorded self-harm among males in Limerick 87% higher than the national average in 2014
  • In 2014, 8,708 persons were recorded as presenting to hospital self-harm in Ireland
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