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BBC NI commissions suicide doc from Tern Belfast

Tern Belfast has received a commission from BBC Northern Ireland for a one-hour doc looking at the toll suicide's takes on the family and friends who are left behind. Breaking the Silence will look at the aftermath of suicide by talking to family and friends, detailing the process of healing. The doc looks to break the stigma surrounding suicide and to detail the work of Niamh Louise Foundation, a charity that works with families and individuals in Northern Ireland to prevent suicides.
March 26, 2010

The Irish/Scottish prodco Tern Belfast has received a commission from BBC Northern Ireland for a one-hour doc looking at the toll suicide takes on the family and friends who are left behind. Breaking the Silence will look at the aftermath of suicide by talking to family and friends, detailing the process of healing. The doc looks to break the stigma surrounding suicide and to detail the work of Niamh Louise Foundation, a charity that works with families and individuals in Northern Ireland to prevent suicides.

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