Mark Davies

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Dying 20 Years Too Soon

(0) Comments | Posted 22 March 2012 | (17:52)

People with mental illness die 20 years younger than average, often from preventable physical conditions - but it doesn't have be that way.

Imagine being prescribed heavy doses of medication without being informed about potentially life-threatening health risks that could result from it. Or being turned away from A&E when...

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

(101) Comments | Posted 6 November 2011 | (22:00)

"Oooh, she experimented with cannabis! String 'er up!" That was the glib response on an internet forum to a mother concerned about her teenage daughter smoking cannabis. The same user also helpfully suggested the worried mum needed to "chillax".

A random example from an online discussion perhaps, but it's indicative...

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