Dr Carol-Anne O’Brien, advocacy co-ordinator for BeLong To Youth Services.

New research on the mental health of young people has found 6 per cent of heterosexuals questioned had attempted suicide, but 19 per cent of gay or le(...)

Michelle Dalton with her kitten Lisbeth. “Recovery depends on community support: having a network of friends and family.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien. See  www.aftertheasylum.com for more photos and video.

Michelle doesn’t remember when she first heard them. Even as a child the voices always seemed to be in the background. They felt comforting. Reassurin(...)