“Parents are being paralysed by fear” according to a local psychologist.
Dr Eddie Murphy was speaking as a meeting has been organised for Carlow parents following a number of suicides by young people in the area.
The information evening has been called by the Critical Incident Response Team and Carlow Regional Youth Services.
Speaking to KCLR, Dr Murphy says this particular event is targeted at adults.
If you’ve been affected by this issue the Samaritans provide a 24-hour helpline: 116 123
Or you can contact Pieta House on 01 6010000.