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'I might easily have taken my own life as well'

Published 30/12/2012 | 05:00

A bullied teenage girl tells Joy Orpen how counselling at Jigsaw has helped her deal with the cycle of taunts

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'I wonder sometimes what would have happened if I hadn't opened up to someone. Maybe I'd have gone the same way as those girls who committed suicide?"

These are the chilling words of 16-year-old Emma (not her real name) who lives in the west of Ireland.

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