Ruth Davidson praised after talking openly about mental health issues

Ruth Davidson praised after talking openly about mental health issues
 

The Scottish Conservative leader, Ruth Davidson, has been praised by mental health experts, campaigners and MPs for talking openly about self-harming and having suicidal thoughts as a teenager.
Davidson, who is pregnant with her first child, talked about going into “a total tailspin” after a boy she knew committed suicide. At 17 she said that she started hurting herself, punching walls, cutting her stomach and arms with blades or broken glass. When she was 18 she was diagnosed with clinical depression.
The comments were made in her memoirs, extracts of which were published in the Sunday... read more

 
16 September 2018 in Health, Views: 54
Source: Guardian
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