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Mark Davies

Mark Davies is Director of Communications for the charity Rethink Mental Illness

Mark Davies was a special adviser to Jack Straw in the Ministry of Justice between 2007 and 2010 and is director of communications for the charity Rethink Mental Illness Twitter: @markdavies67

Dying 20 Years Too Soon

People with mental illness die 20 years younger than average, often from preventable physical conditions - but it doesn't have be that way.
23/03/2012 17:18 GMT

Middle-Class Parents Need to Rethink Their Lazy Laid-Back Attitude to Cannabis

The view that smoking cannabis is nothing to get worked up about needs to be challenged more effectively. Instead of classifying and re-classifying, government time and money would be much better spent on educating young people who smoke cannabis about the very real game of Russian roulette they're playing with their mental health.
06/11/2011 23:34 GMT