SOS in the Press

“Surviving a suicide attempt led me on an incredible journey” – read our CEO, Caroline’s interview with A Lust For Life, March 2018

“I’m often asked why I chose this line of work. But I didn’t – it chose me. At one point, totally unbeknownst to my family and friends – and even to myself – I fell into a cycle of anxiety, fear, phobias, and rituals that eventually led to a suicide attempt.”

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Interview with Caroline in the Irish Times, November 13th

We are delighted that the Irish Times have featured our founder Caroline McGuigan and the important mental health work we are doing with your amazing support.

“Mental health is messy – we all need to realise that and most importantly to understand that it’s okay – everyone is here for a reason and each one of us need to remind ourselves that the world wouldn’t be the same without us.” – Caroline

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July 2017 – International Journal of Prisoner Health

Published by Emerald Insights

Prisoners perceptions of a mental health wellness workshop – well worth a read.

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22nd May 2017 – SiliconRepublic Article by Jenny Darmody:

Our CEO Caroline McGuigan discusses Workplace wellness & how companies can improve their employees’ health.





May 2016 In May 2016 our CEO Caroline gave an inspirational talk at the annual Irish Law Awards. She spoke about her own experiences and how she truly believes that change is possible. Watch the video here.. Please watch!


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8th April 2016 was National Workplace Wellness Day! To mark this our CEO Caroline wrote piece for the Well worth a read as there are some great tips for making your workplace a better place to work. You can read the full article here – please feel free to share!!



5th April 2016 As part of the Little Things Campaign, Síle Seoige interviewed our CEO Caroline about her own experience of suicidal thoughts and how reaching out to others can make a positive difference to your mental health.  You can listen to Caroline’s interview here. Please do tune in!

Caroline McGuigan9th February 2016 ‘I didn’t want to die but I wanted to shut down this awful terrifying place I was in’. Our CEO shared her story with the Irish Times and talked about her own personal journey and the story behind how she started Suicide or Survive. An inspirational read – honest and warm, a bit like the lady herself!