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“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.”

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Jesy Nelson opens up about the impact Little Mix’s “strong women” narrative had on her mental health

“I felt I had to be this person who was like… ‘I don’t care what people are saying about me, I’m this strong woman.’”

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The Maytree: “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. One woman checks in for five days.

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Robin Williams’ children want to teach everyone how to support someone struggling with mental illnes

Almost five years after the actor’s death, his son has spoken about the “helplessness” he felt watching his father suffer.

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“I Love You, Now Die shows the reality of the mental health crisis, and how we have to change”

The docuseries about Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy has been released on HBO.

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How reality TV affects the mental health of its stars

"It was the most toxic environment of my life"

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Emily Reynolds
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Montana Brown apologises for contributing to Instagram’s “perfection myth”

“People have depression, people have anxiety and people are hurting,” says the former Love Island contestant.

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The conversation we need to have about Love Island’s Mike Thalassitis

“His death should make us wonder how much we really know about anyone, and what we could be doing to know more.”

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Male suicide: could this four-step action plan help to save lives?

“The simple truth of the matter is that if you are a man under 45 in the UK, the thing most likely to kill you is you.”

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Poorna Bell on the vital importance of giving others a voice

The journalist's work in uniting men and women to tackle the stigma around mental health makes her truly remarkable

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Evan Rachel Wood wants you to know that depression isn’t a weakness: it’s a sickness

The actress opened up about her suicide attempt at 22 and why she checked herself into a mental health hospital for treatment

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This viral letter is a reminder of how important college mental health services are

After the death of a student at a Utah university, a student penned an open letter to administrators advocating for more help.

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The cast of Mrs Doubtfire have reunited to tell old stories about Robin Williams

Williams once snuck out in character and even made friends with some fellow ‘nannies’

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Megan Murray
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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.

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

The singer is calling for “collective human action”.

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Susan Devaney
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Bodyguard finale: the huge significance of those 4 little words

We need to talk about that vital David Budd scene

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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.

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

The term is both insensitive and inaccurate.

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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"

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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?"

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