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It’s time we accepted that depression is a terminal illness

15 August 2014 14:29

For Robin Williams, depression was a terminal illness. He also, his wife has revealed, suffered from Parkinson’s disease. These two problems are far more connected than most people know: for… Continue reading

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Police tape off the house where Adam Lanza lived with his mother. Picture: Getty

It is NOT the time to talk about mental illness

21 December 2012 11:31

Of all the online reactions to the Newtown horror, the most disturbing was probably the blog post written by Liza Long, the mother of a 13-year-old boy with an autistic spectrum… Continue reading

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