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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
The SouthWest Songbirds are Singing for Sanity!

The SouthWest Songbirds are singing their hearts out to raise vital funds and awareness for mental health!
 
This all-female choir, based in South

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25 | 06 | 2014
NHS death stats can be years out of date and 'pose public health risk'

Official statistics on deaths in England and Wales are as much as two and half years out of date, a coalition of doctors, scientists and charities has warned.

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24 | 06 | 2014
How gardening helped cure my depression

 
By Rachel Mainwaring
 
After Sam Holt was forced to give up a career in medicine due to chronic depression, he found refuge in

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24 | 06 | 2014
Grieving musician who self-harmed takes show on the road to promote mental health recovery

By Ellis Butcher, West Morlan Gazette 
An Ulverston musician is taking a one-man tour of Cumbria to show how people can bounce back from mental health issues

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24 | 06 | 2014
Mental health services 'a car crash'

By Michael Buchanan
Social affairs correspondent, BBC News
 
Mental health services in England are "a car crash" and the

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24 | 06 | 2014
Health experts attack ketamine plan to tackle depression

Robin McKie, Observer science editor
The Observer 
 
Group of experts calls for treatment combining electroconvulsive

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23 | 06 | 2014
Mental health services cuts 'affecting children'

By Jeremy Cooke
UK affairs correspondent
 
Cuts in mental health services for children in England amount to a national

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23 | 06 | 2014
Adolescents Need to Learn About Depression - Before It's Too Late

By Danny Baker, Huffington Post
 
Adolescents need to be educated about depression so that if they find themselves experiencing the symptoms, they

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23 | 06 | 2014
Ruby Wax: a day in the life in my head

By Ruby Wax, The Huffington Post
 
Most mornings, I try to drag myself into a sitting position to practise mindfulness. I do this because if I

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20 | 06 | 2014
Change in Scottish law means victims to be told when offenders leave mental health institutions

By Evening Times, Glasgow; Photo: www.pressandjournal.co.uk
 
A change in the law will ensure victims

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20 | 06 | 2014