Daddyhunt, which boasts around 4 million members, is using its platform and social media channels to focus on suicide awareness and prevention and domestic violence. Since the creation of the Daddyhunt website over 15 years ago, “Daddyhunt has focused on […]
Still so far to go…
The boyfriend and family of a young man who died after taking his own life is to host a party in his honour to raise money for the charity, YoungMinds.
In this article, I am reaching out to tell you are not alone and to ask you to PLEASE find the courage to be.
A young Scottish man took his own life after months and months of homophobic bullying.
This week is Suicide prevention week, a chance to be informed of how to prevent a friend or loved one from taking their life. Advice that, sadly, is much needed in the LGBTQ community.
A letter signed by Stephen Fry, Will Young and Sadiq Khan and 127 others is urging journalists to stop using the phrase “commit suicide”.
As I write this I have just realised how long it has been since I have written an article or a proper story. How long it has been since I felt really okay and that I might have suffered a […]
If you’re concerned about the mental health of a friend of family member psychotherapist Andrew Smith has ten top signs that you should look out for. Top 10 Signs Your Friend Might Need Help 1. Social Withdrawal. This is when […]
As a psychotherapist, the current news around suicide, immigration, and HIV transmission, troubles me greatly. It is only a matter of months since we heard that Vikki Thompson, despite being known to be at serious risk in custody, was sent […]
A new report from LGBT mental health charity PACE shows that 34 per cent of young LGB people have tried to commit suicide in the last year.