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Suicide Number One Cause of Death in England…

The information in this post both breaks my heart and makes me very angry with the world. It is something very close to home, something everyone should be interested in and educated on.

In the UK, on average 3 young men will commit suicide every day, the national British charity states while the Campaign Against Living Miserably notes the public are not even aware that:

“suicide is the single BIGGEST killer of young men in the UK.”

Sadly, this is something that doesn’t shock me and I hope something we can bring change to. Mental illness and Mental health is such a “taboo” topic that it not only is ignored but GREATLY misunderstood and forgotten by the general public. And those whom are plagued with mental illness are afraid to speak out against it because of the lack of understanding, the judgments, and I know for myself it is people pretending to understand or not understanding at all, saying things like: “Think positive” or “it will get better in time.”

Pointless words that help no one. Anyhow, back to England. In 2011, there were 1,242 men between the ages of 15-35 whom tragically took their own lives. According to official data, suicide rate in men Continue reading Suicide Number One Cause of Death in England…