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Depression Alliance joins Mind

Depression Alliance has joined the Mind family as a wholly owned subsidiary.

May 10, 2016 | News

Man Down: Is feminism the answer to male suicide?

We are in the middle of a male suicide epidemic. That may sound sensationalist but it’s true. In 2014, male suicide in the UK reached a 15-year high, with over three quarters of all instances of suicide being men. This trend is universal too. In 2012 the World Health Organisation collected suicide data from 174 countries. Out of those 174 countries, men took their lives at a higher rate than women in all but five: Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Iraq and Pakistan.

April 27, 2016 | Blogs | Louis Collenette