Funding for this research was provided by:
National Office for Suicide Prevention
Received: 30 August 2019
Accepted: 19 April 2020
First Online: 14 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Research ethics approval for this study was obtained from the following research ethics committees: Clinical Research Ethics Committee of the Cork University Teaching Hospitals, Galway Clinical Research Ethics Committee, HSE North East Area Research Ethics Committee, HSE South East Area Research Ethics Committee, Linn Dara & Beechpark Ethics Committee, Naas General Hospital Ethics Committee, Saint John of God Hospitaller Ministries Research Ethics Committee, and Sligo General Hospital Research Ethics Committee. Informed written consent for participation in the research study was obtained from all participants at the outset of this study.
: Not applicable.
: Michaela Swales is the Director of Training for British Isles DBT Training Team that trains practitioners in DBT with a licensed training programmme. She receives income from training and royalties from books on DBT. She is married to the Managing Director of Integral Business Support Ltd. that delivers licensed training in DBT. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.