Tag : suicide

Determination or Drivel? Theresa May’s New Suicide Prevention Minister

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Mental health was already on the nation’s mind as we entered Mental Health Day on the 10th of October. From the top Netflix show ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ to the popular social media group LadBible’s UOKM8? campaign, mental health has never been more publicized than it is today. So, what is our … Read More

Ariana Grande is Not to Blame for Mac Miller’s Death

1 month ago / 0 comments

On the 7th September 2018, Malcolm McCormick, known to fans as ‘Mac Miller’, was found dead due to a suspected drug overdose. Promptly after his death, millions of online tributes started flooding in from friends, family and fans alike who were mourning the rapper’s untimely death. Many of the tributes, … Read More

The problem with 13 Reasons Why

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Netflix show has divided opinion with its portrayal of mental health. Eve explains why the show is an inaccurate representation, and why it could be damaging for some of its viewers: I have many issues with the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. In fact I have many more … Read More

The Lad Bible and mental health

2 years ago / 0 comments

When you think about The LAD bible what immediately pops into your mind? Whatever just appeared in your head it probably wasn’t a campaign which encourages more open discussion and greater awareness of male mental health. However, LAD bible is working with major charities Mind, the Samaritans, CALM (Campaign against … Read More

Suicide rates at York University hit record high

2 years ago / 0 comments

The City of York council has launched an investigation after up to five students at the University of York killed themselves in one year. The number is thought to be the highest ever at a British university in a single year. Saher Ahmad, 20, Daniel Pinfold, 23, Christopher Walsh, 21, … Read More

The Depression Diaries: Suicide and Me

3 years ago / 0 comments

In the UK and ROI in 2013 there were 6,708 suicides. According to Samaritans; since 2007, the start of the recession, the rates of suicide have risen to their highest for over 30 years. In 2012, the largest killer of men aged between 20-49 was themselves. That’s right, suicide kills … Read More

Professor Green: Suicide and Me

3 years ago / 0 comments

Stephen Manderson, better known by his musical alias Professor Green, is crying on camera. He cuts an imposing figure, tattoos covering his arms and neck, dwarfing the family members he is seen on screen with. At first look, he is the typical masculine man. Yet, Manderson is now unashamedly crying … Read More