It’s a desperate act which brings devastation to parents, siblings, the wider family and friends.
Hundreds of people may be suffering from mental health problems related to the spree of London terror attacks in 2017, a leading doctor has said.
The number of suicides recorded in Scotland increased last year, according to official statistics.
Betting firms could be taxed to pay for addiction treatment, the head of the NHS has warned, as he launched a new service to help children with gambling problems.
One in 28 adults in Scotland experiences extreme disadvantage, such as homelessness and substance dependency, each year, according to new research.
Over three quarters of asylum seekers in Northern Ireland say their mental health has deteriorated since coming to the country, a report has found.
Theresa May’s efforts to improve the chances for vulnerable youngsters are being hampered by “paralysis” in Westminster and the focus on Brexit, the Children’s Commissioner for England warned.
New teachers will receive training on how to spot the signs of mental health issues under a new prevention plan unveiled by Theresa May which aims to overhaul society’s approach to mental illness.
Thousands of young people across Scotland fear discussing their mental health will result in judgment or rejection, according to a new study.
Students are significantly more anxious than other young people, with two-thirds supporting their mental health issues being disclosed to parents or guardians in extreme circumstances, a survey suggests.
Food for thought: Eat healthy and boost your mood as research links mental health and a balanced diet
You are what you eat – it’s a phrase we’ve all heard repeated time and time again. But as well as the benefits for our physical health, could a balanced diet also lead to better mental wellbeing?