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It’s Time to Talk About the NHS’ Mental Health Crisis

Trigger warning: terrorism, suicide, mental health issues and treatment. — A little under a year ago, Manchester Arena was attacked by a suicide bomber, and 22 people died, and many more were injured. Money was donated to the survivors, and local and national government made all sorts of promises. But, …

Our Mental Health Campaigns Are Failing

Trigger Warning: This piece contains descriptions of eating disorders, and discussion of mental health and mental illness. — I was the perfect poster child for eating disorders. For a start, I’m a white, middle-class woman, and eating disorders are a luxury only privileged girls like me can afford, according to …