On Suicide and Activism

This article was copied from the National Union of Students  website and written by Hannah Paterson. I have chosen to re-blog it as it covers an important topic

A message to all activists

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and it’s got me thinking about all the people across the movement who we have lost too soon. I wrote the below blog after the death of a prevalent activist in Manchester last year but the message still remains strong and is one that should be talked about on a regular basis. This topic of suicide is one that is not spoken about enough but it impacts so heavily on those within community circles and these situations often throw into light the importance of looking after yourself and those around you.

So here is my message to all activists… Continue reading