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Suicide on the Rise: It’s Not Okay

Reading the newest data on suicide released by the Office of National Statistics the rise in female suicide shocked me. Although I am all too aware of current suicide statistics, it’s the biggest killer in men under 45 and a young person attempts suicide approx. every 20 minutes, I had at least hoped that the… Continue Reading

To Complete or No: The Semantics of Suicide

To many of us ‘committing suicide’ is a phrase that rolls of our tongue. We don’t think of the implications of saying this, neither are we aware of them. You may think I am being fussy but this is an all important point. Up until recently committing suicide was an accepted term, so what has… Continue Reading