Suicide

  • Long Reads

    “What volunteering for a suicide helpline taught me about loneliness”

    “The majority of callers were lonely, and simply craved hearing another human voice that wasn’t from their TV”

    Posted by
    Natalie Cornish
    Published
  • Opinion

    A suicide prevention minister won't solve the mental health crisis

    Woefully inadequate funding for mental health services is the real taboo we need to tackle.

    Posted by
    Heidi Scrimgeour
    Published
  • People

    Lady Gaga pens emotional open letter about mental health to help others

    The singer is calling for “collective human action”.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
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    Opinion

    Bodyguard finale: the huge significance of those 4 little words

    We need to talk about that vital David Budd scene

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Long Reads

    “How a therapist helped me through my mum’s suicide”

    “When I turned 30, a decade of stoppering my grief caught up with me”

    Posted by
    Mary-Jane Wiltsher
    Published
  • Long Reads

    “What happened when I checked myself into the UK’s only suicide sanctuary”

    The Maytree is a respite centre that offers help and support for those in suicidal crisis

    Posted by
    Sarah Baba
    Published
  • Life

    Why these celebrities have joined the campaign against the phrase “commit suicide”

    Zoe Ball, Sadiq Khan and Stephen Fry are among those calling for an end to the use of the term.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Why we need to stop saying Ellie Soutter “committed” suicide
    Long Reads

    Why we need to stop saying Ellie Soutter “committed” suicide

    The term is both insensitive and inaccurate.

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 19: Asia Argento attends the Closing Ceremony & screening of 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 19, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
    People

    Asia Argento has been blamed for Anthony Bourdain’s suicide – here is why she shouldn't be

    "She is a human being and she is in horrific pain"

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
    Published
  • Opinion

    S-Town is being turned into a movie. Here’s why that’s such a big problem

    "What is the real justification for making this film?"

    Posted by
    Kate Leaver
    Published