Male rescued from the River Suir

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**Male rescued from the River Suir**
At approximately 2:00am whilst conducting our suicide prevention patrols along the quays, a male entered the water with the intention of ending his life through suicide by drowning.
Patrol teams on land deployed throwbags to a male in the water. Our rescue boat was on scene with in seconds and recovered the male to the safety of the rescue boat. The Irish Coast Guard were alerted. Waterford Gardaí and the Waterford Ambulance Service were on scene in minuites.Great team work by all services involved.
Thankfully this was a good outcome and we do hope the individual gets all the help they need.
No one should feel like there is no one to talk to or that no one cares. We have a list of numbers here for anyone that feels that they or someone they know might need help.
Samaritans: 116 123,
Pieta House South East. ( Waterford City ): 051 858510
Aware: 1890 303 302,
Childline: 1800 66 66 66
Teen-Line Ireland: 1800 833 634

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