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Schoolgirl, 17, took her own life after feeling 'daunted by A-levels'

By Alice Philipson, Agency. 

Lisa Wilks was due to sit 15 exams in five different subjects at a sixth form college as part of her plan to a forge a career as a scientist.

A 17-year-old schoolgirl hanged herself after feeling daunted by

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27 | 08 | 2014
Mental health research

A large new study of 14,000 new mothers has shown that breastfeeding can halve the risk of

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27 | 08 | 2014
Depression Is an Illness, Not a Decision

By Kadie Regan, Huffington Post Blog 
 
Having heard the saddening news that Robin Williams had taken his own life last week, I was forced to delve

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27 | 08 | 2014
James Rhodes: The concert pianist on mental illness and opening up about sexual abuse

Somewhere along the line, classical music has been appropriated.
A guy walks on in a monkey suit and perpetuates the "amazing scowling genius shrouded in my own

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27 | 08 | 2014
Survey shows mental health patients feel medication given as easy option

By Western Morning News
 
Many people living with mental health problems in Cornwall have said they feel let down by their GPs and believe they are offered

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27 | 08 | 2014
There Are Two Types of People With Depression - Which One Are You?

Danny Baker, Huffington Post Blog
(Photo: Stefan Baudy/Flickr)
It's coming up to the one year anniversary that I've been what I'd describe as a very

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27 | 08 | 2014
Self-harm by mental health patients in NHS has risen by 56%, figures show

Denis Campbell, Health correspondent, The Guardian
Labour links rise in self-harm and suicide attempts to 'intolerable' pressure from staff and budget cutbacks.

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27 | 08 | 2014
 Sarah Kenny is playing hostess in aid of mental health!

On Sunday the 21st September, Sarah Kenny is holding an all-day tea party at her house!

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26 | 08 | 2014
 Mental health trust defends bed cuts despite Camden patients being sent as far away as Somerset

By Paul Wright, Ham&High
A mental health trust says it has been forced to send patients as far away as Somerset because of a “rise in use of legal highs, more

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26 | 08 | 2014
'Running helps me with cope with post-traumatic stress disorder'

By: Rebecca Thorne, The Running Blog. The Guardian. Photograph: Alamy
Why do you run? For Rebecca Thorne, the answer is both complicated and simple – running

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26 | 08 | 2014