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Wednesday, 20, January, 2021

Stop Saying ‘Commit Suicide’, Urge Celebrities and Campaigners

From The Indepedent. More than 130 authors, campaigners, politicians, journalists and broadcasters are calling for for an end to the use of the phrase “commit...

Muckamore Abbey Seclusion Room was ‘Dark Dungeon’

From BBC News. The mother of a severely disabled man who is a patient at Muckamore Abbey Hospital described a seclusion room her son was placed in as "a dark dungeon".

Addiction and Dependence: Are the Media Aware They’re Not the Same?

From The Foundation For Economic Education. Addiction is not the same as dependence. Yet politicians and many in the media use the two words interchangeably....

Drug Combination For Treatment Resistant Depression No More Effective Than Single

Drug Combination For Treatment-Resistant Depression No More Effective Than Single

Electroconvulsive Therapy Being Used on Teens in NHS Trusts

Thousands of patients with mental health issues, including teenagers, are being given electroconvulsive therapy despite links to brain damage.