Cocaine, Young Males & Depression

In 2017, 6213 people committed suicide in the UK and alarmingly, the suicide rate in Scotland for young males has been rising year upon year. Furthermore, death by drug overdose in Scotland has exponentially increased throughout the past 5 years. And whilst more and more people die from suicide or from abusing drugs, little is… Continue reading Cocaine, Young Males & Depression

Abuse: Are you a victim?

Every week two women in England or Wales, are murdered by their partner or by their ex. That is a shocking statistic and I believe more should be done about this frightening issue. 1 in 4 women experience domestic abuse at one point in their life, and this can have devastating effects. An additional three… Continue reading Abuse: Are you a victim?

Suicide Prevention

The recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain were extremely upsetting. To think that both of these people had successful careers, families and a lot of money which would allow them access to the best medical care possible is distressing. However, it goes to show you that mental illnesses are not selective - it… Continue reading Suicide Prevention