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Self-Harm: Response and Reaction

Self-Harm: Response and Reaction

Self-harm is clinically referred to as Non-Suicidal Self-Injury.  It is described as an act which causes direct harm to the body but one where the focus is harm itself and not some other goal. Research into self-harm over the last... More…
Education, Education, Education

Education, Education, Education

It will have come as little surprise to many that the current Government is nasty. Indeed even columnists for the Times newspaper openly state that  – ‘Tories are expected to be bastards — this is priced in’.  Some who voted... More…
“…we’re not doing that!” Covid-19, face mask wearing and public health messaging

Face-mask wearing and public health messaging

‘I was in the Co-op and I heard a child ask his father if he could have a face-mask like mine.  The father replied, ‘no, don’t be so soft, we’re not doing that!’ There has recently been a major ‘about... More…