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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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Product Placement: Out of Sight and Out of Mind

It’s World Mental Health Day as we publish this. On this day, while we think of how it is good to talk and that 1 in 4 of us (at least) will experience mental health problems, let’s try to remember some other people too. Let us try to remember the people for whom we pay £200,000 a year to keep out of sight and out of mind. Let us consider whether life at all costs is worth forcing people to live in hell. Let us ponder whether our care can harm people.

Will Self Tells of a Friend’s Detention in Psychiatric Hospital

From BBC's A Point of View. Will Self tells the disturbing story of what happened to a friend, recently detained in a London psychiatric...