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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…


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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…


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Self-Injury Day


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


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Self harm the silent scream


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


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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…


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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…


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Anti depressants in Scotland


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


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