Darkness Into Light: The Power Within Communities

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Let's bring suicide out of the darkness

The phenomenon that is Darkness Into Light, the annual 5km walk/run, will celebrate its eighth year on Saturday, May 7th 2016 - with over 90 venues taking part across all of Ireland! Team Ireland athlete Mark English is showing his support this year by appearing in our TV advert and will be running at the Marlay Park event on May 7th. Interested in taking part?

The annual fundraising and awareness event, which has been supported by Electric Ireland for the past four years, has grown year on year to become one of the biggest events of its kind. Christchurch, New Zealand and Reykjavik, Iceland are amongst some of the new locations added to the bill this year. Register for your local venue at the link above.

Pieta House

Pieta House is a suicide and self-harm crisis centre founded in Lucan, Co. Dublin in 2006. With nine centres throughout Ireland, Pieta House provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service for those who are experiencing suicidal ideation or engaging in self-harm. Over the last decade, they have supported more than 20,000 people, with over 5,000 of those seeking help in 2015.