Category: Self Harm

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We need to talk about male suicide | Steph Slack | TEDxFolkestone

It’s now the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK with 12 men taking their own lives every day. At some point in…

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If you’re concerned about someone, Lifeline has some information on red flags

If you're concerned about someone, we have some information on red flags, how to listen and connect with a professional on our website. Just follow…

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Clinical experts and those with lived experience complain about ‘1000 letters’ study

http://bit.ly/35g54WV In October the Ministry of Health wrote to the trust, asking it to stop collecting letters immediately, because it does not have ethics committee…

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 29

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 29, and rising at alarming rates. Mental health has been neglected…

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Peer support: focus on increasing the peer support

http://bit.ly/2J9dhE9 Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support service director Fiona Clapham Howard said she was interested in the focus on increasing the peer support (from…

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Phones, sleep and cancer

https://wapo.st/2LseJmy “Light is a stimulant,” says Alcibiades Rodriguez, the medical director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center-Sleep Center at New York University. When blue-sensitive receptors in…

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Canterbury ‘under siege’ as police attend 11 attempted suicide events a day

http://bit.ly/2ZB3ZGt Canterbury’s mental health is “under siege” following a series of traumatic events, with an average of 11 attempted suicides a day last year. Police…

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