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Suicide - have you got it wrong

Suicide rates in the UK have been falling, yet suicide is still the leading cause of death in young men. Having just…


Lets talk about suicide

In 2011 in Scotland there were 772 deaths by suicide a fall on 2010, but the number still represents 2 per day and that…


Self-Injury Day

Self-Injury or self-harm is something that a large part of the population misunderstand and recoil from. There is an…


Self harm the silent scream

It's almost never discussed, a behaviour that many find shocking. Self harmers are almost always misunderstood, as many…


Self harm - a scream not madness

Anxiety and depression seem to be more prevalent than ever before in today’s society.  It is to be hoped that this is…


Is there a crisis in mental health in Scotland?

Figures out in the last few weeks have shown that the NHS spent more than £3,000,000 extra on prescriptions for…


Anti depressants in Scotland

It seems that in Scotland the rate of prescribing anti depressants continues to grow. Now more than 10% are on…