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Listen: Ireland Has 4th Highest Rate Of Teen Suicide In EU/OECD Region.

: 06/19/2017 - 10:43

New figures show Ireland has the fourth highest teen suicide rate in the EU/OECD region.

UNICEF says Ireland is above the international average for adolescents aged between 15 and 19 in the developed world.

A new report assess the status of children's well being in 41 high-income countries.

Executive director of UNICEF Peter Power says the figures are shocking:

10power-suicide-alt-clip-ar.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

The report, in full, is available here

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