Why we need your help?

Fotolia 44037348 SYouth  Suicide Prevention Ireland urgently need funds to continue to fund our dedicated Schools Outreach Team who provide our "Four Steps to Help" Suicide Awareness and Prevention talks for schools and interested organisations in 2019.  As you can imagine providing suicide awareness and prevention information directly to young people in a safe and supportive environment are critical to helping to reduce that frighteningly high rates of youth suicide in Ireland.

With your help we can increase the number of talks that we are able to provide and this vital service to more schools, colleges and youth organisations.  One skydive can fund an additional school visit, which means up to 300 additional students can be trained in mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

During Christmas 2017 there was a 700% increase in the number of crisis information requests using our FreeText Service, Schools Portal and Online enquiry forms.  One skydive can fund the response to 1000 additional crisis information requests

Why should you consider supporting us?

With your help we can increase the number of talks that we are able to provide, the number of schools we can visit and the number of lives we can help to save.

Our Four Steps to Help Programme has been specifically developed by YSPI and approved by our Advisory Board as age appropriate for ages 16+ which allows us to provide a frontline service to young people.  These talks are 100% funded by YSPI as part of our outreach work and there is no cost to the school or organisation to book and host a talk.

signup

Once you've done some fundraising offline, you'll need to return the money you have collected. There are a few different ways you can do this.

 

Ways to return money:

  • Pay online
  • By phone
  • By post
  • At any AIB bank
Paying online

You can return your sponsorship money online. It’s quick and easy to do.

 

You must be logged in to pay online.

Log in

By Phone

Pick up the phone and call us. Please have your credit card and Skydive ID to hand.

 

Republic of Ireland
021 242 7173

 

By Post

Send a cheque made payable to YSPI in the post with a note clearly stating your full name, address and your Skydive ID. You’ll find your Skydive ID on the top of the Authorisation Letter.

 

Republic of Ireland
YSPI, 1st Floor, 59 High Street, Killarney, Co Kerry V93 N977

 

At your bank

Go to your local AIB bank with your Skydive funds and fill in one of their deposit slips. Remember to enter "Skydive" and your skydive ID in the narrative/ref box so we can send you a receipt.

 

AIB Bank:
Account number: 32388030
IBAN: IE64 AIBK 9340 5432 3880 30
Sorting code: 93-40-54        BIC:   AIBKIE2D
Branch: Blackpool, Cork City

Please remember

You must quote your Skydive ID on donations so we can send you a receipt. This number can be found on the top of the letter in your Skydive pack.

If you don't know your Skydive ID we can send it to you. Just call one of the phone numbers above.

So you’ve decided to take part in the Indoor Bungee Jump Experience – that’s great news! Now it’s down to the fun stuff: planning how to raise your fundraising target.

Here is a list of fundraising ideas you could try.

Watch

Invite your friends around for a movie marathon. Stick on something exciting and stay away from the fridge!

Play

Dust off your Trivial Pursuit and host a pub quiz at your local. All non-skydivers could pay €5 to take part. It’s for a good cause.

Sport

Organise a sponsored sporting event. How about a tag rugby tournament at work? Or an egg and spoon race at school?

Ed473e

A ed473e sale at school, or at work, is a great way to get everyone involved. Ed473e something scrumptious and tempt all those who aren’t fasting.

Think

Put on your thinking cap and organise an event of your own. Round up your talented friends and put on a concert or a performance in aid of Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland. Or, try an office talent show, a mad hair day, a give-up-your-phone day or whatever you like.


We’d love to hear what you’re doing for the skydive. Tell us your plans by emailing us at skydive@yspi.eu.

About YSPI and our Youth Suicide Prevention Work

Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland was founded in 2007 and our founding aim was to create a charity working to prevent suicide amongst the young people of Ireland specifically.

Our charity registration is 20070670 and can be verified with the Irish Charity Regulator. We are a tax-exempt charitable trust approved by the Irish Revenue Commissioners under charity number CHY18438 and the charity is also an approved body under the Charities Donation Scheme. Our registered office details are: Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland, 1st Floor, 59 High Street, Killarney, Co Kerry V93 N977. Our contact details are 1800 828 030 admin@yspi.ie. Our office hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm.

Now in our eleventh year we run a major schools information and education proggramme that really needs your support.

During 2018-2019 school year our facilitators will work, face to face, with over 12,500 secondary school students in around 70 new schools around the country.

We are the only youth-orientated national suicide charity and we work just for young people up to 22 years of age. You can work with us to support our services and your school community by helping to fund our dedicated Schools Outreach Team who provide our "Four Steps to Help" Suicide Awareness and Prevention talks for schools and interested organisations.

As you can imagine providing suicide awareness and prevention information directly to young people in a safe and supportive environment is critical to helping to reduce the frighteningly high rates of youth suicide in Ireland. With your help we can increase the number of talks that we are able to provide and bring this vital service to more schools, colleges and youth organisations.

Through our awareness and prevention work all across the country we are able to provide resources for young people, their friends, families, teachers, coaches and many more concerned people so that they all have the vital information they need to detect the early signs of pre-suicidal behaviours and help prevent more young deaths.

As part of our outreach work YSPI provides :-

  • training resources to schools, colleges and youth organisations

  • in-class talks to transition year and leaving year students

  • easy to follow suicide prevention programmes

  • 24/7 crisis information services

  • research and attitude surveys amongst young people

YSPI School & College Visits Programme 2019

Four Steps for Schools is Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland's main youth education outreach programme for 2019. Our School and College Visits Programme is an educational programme that supports dedicated Schools Outreach Teams who provide our "Four Steps to Help" Suicide Awareness and Prevention talks for schools and interested organisations.  As you can imagine providing suicide awareness and prevention information directly to young people in a safe and supportive environment are critical to helping to reduce that frighteningly high rates of youth suicide in Ireland.

With your help we can increase the number of talks that we are able to provide and this vital service to more schools, colleges and youth organisations.

Our Four Steps to Help Programme has been specifically developed by YSPI and approved by our Advisory Board as age appropriate for ages 16+ which allows us to provide a frontline service to young people.  These talks are 100% funded by YSPI as part of our outreach work and there is no cost to the school or organisation to book and host a talk.

The Four Steps to Help Programme

The Four Steps to Help Programme focuses on providing a simple way to help develop awareness of youth suicide prevention, four simple steps that will allow any of us to:become more aware of our friends, peers and those around us everyday

  • recognise the warning signs of suicidal and pre-suicidal behaviours
  • ask the right questions at the right time
  • know when to seek help for ourself or others

 The Four Step Programme provides young people with the information needed to follow the four steps to help,Watching - Showing - Asking - Helping, which could allow them to recognise pre-suicidal warning signs,react to them and take action in time to save a life.

For more information please visit www.foursteptohelp.com

FreeText Crisis Information

Since Spring 2014 YSPI has been providing a free to text crisis assistance service for people at risk of suicide or those concerned about friends or family.  The service provides contact numbers and simple suicide prevention information and is totally free of charge to use.  Our FreeText code 50015 can be texted even if you have no credit.

Our Freetext service has been a great success and we receive a high volume of texts every day. This vital service is not cheap to run and we receive no state support so if you can join our Skydive For Life 2019 we will be able to keep this vital service running, free of charge, for any who need assistance.

For more information please visit http://ineedhelp.ie

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There has never been a more important time to support youth suicide prevention in Ireland as young people are being hit on all sides by the reality of life in 2014 and suicide rates are rising again and, sadly, our most at risk group is young males..

It can seem a bleak picture to young people but there is so much help and support available to them, both amongst their friends, family and peer group, and also in the wider community where many are working to prevent youth suicide on a daily basis.

We were founded on a simple principle which we have worked to achieve over the last seven years, and our mission statement says more than we ever could:

"because one life lost is one life too many"

Youth Suicide Prvention Ireland specialises in providing suicide prevention information specifically designed for young people through traditional and online media.

We develop online Youth Campaigns, distribute suicide and self-harm prevention information to schools and colleges, and provide funding for counselling support and materials for educational programmes. We are currently developing an online support forum for young people at risk of suicide or self-harm.

Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland was founded in 2007 and is a fully registered Irish Charity. Our founding aim was to create a charity working to prevent suicide amongst the young people of Ireland specifically. Now in our seventh year we have a number of youth project up and running this year that really need your support.

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