Suicidal Thoughts

Where Would You Go If You Had Suicidal Thoughts?

Rachael Newham | Posted 10.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Newham

Hope is not found in claiming that suicide is the unforgivable sin (it's not but that's a matter for another piece). It's not found in telling people to pull themselves together, or banishing them from our churches and communities. It's found in allowing people to give voice to their darkest and scariest thoughts.

We Need To Talk About Suicide

Melissa Kirwan | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Melissa Kirwan

Suicide isn't something that regularly makes it into everyday conversation. It's that big taboo subject that everyone tends to shy away from, even the word is loaded with all sorts of meanings and negative images. But the fact is that it's something that needs to be spoken about.

There Is No Shame in Feeling Suicidal, For Some People It Is Habitual

Sanchita Islam | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sanchita Islam

It was the day after Christmas, in the early hours, that I finally called the Samaritans. I wasn't sure why I called at that precise moment, my voice was strained because I had been bottling things up for weeks thinking it was better to be stoic and struggle on like everyone else does.

Understanding Depression: A Girl Like Me

Natalie Wisdom | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Wisdom

The problem is it's not straightforward to not like Me. It's conflicting. Other people like this girl Me. They tell me that I should like Me. They say that she's things like: beautiful, clever, funny, intelligent and give her genuinely good attributes and reasons why I should like her. I think I would like her if she were anyone else, but she is Me. 

It's Okay Not to Be Okay

Garreth MacNamee | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Garreth MacNamee

I'm that sad clown, a cliche wrapped in another f***ing cliche, sitting in a living room typing in the dark. I never thought my mental health was that bad - even when I was placed in a locked ward as psych staff took my belt, shoe strings and lighter.

Former Users Of Baldness Drug Prone To Suicidal Thoughts, Says US Doctor

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Men who developed persistent sexual side effects while on finasteride (Propecia), a drug commonly used for male pattern hair loss, have a high prevale...