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Caroline C Ravello

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
​I am certain that someone who has suicided has left behind a number of hurts including among them the pain that those closest to them must feel.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
​Jane Powell, chief executive of the UK’s Campaign Against Living Miserably (Calm), was quoted in the UK Guardian a year ago saying, “When it comes to suicide prevention, we are almost gender-blind.”
Monday, October 10, 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises October 10 each year as World Mental Health Day. The theme for this year is Dignity in mental health: Psychological and Mental Health First Aid for All
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
​Last week, on our road trip to his grandmother’s funeral, my son in his usually contemplative manner said to me, “Mom, the next opportunity you get to talk about suicide you should consider writing a
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
​It’s amazing how a buzz word works.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
​Only last week someone said to me, “But mental health has positive things to write about, doesn’t it? Do you always have to write about the sad stuff?”
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
​We continuously engage death, but last week was different. Abigail Ragoobar, said to be in a postpartum depressive state, died from injuries sustained after falling 40 feet from a building.
Monday, September 12, 2016
As part of Guardian Media’s ongoing focus on postpartum depression, Caroline Ravello writes about the need for T&T to become more sensitised about this debilitating perinatal illness which affects
Monday, September 12, 2016
​There is a line in the movie In The Line Of Fire which, for me, captures the terrifying experience of clinical depression.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
​I am concluding the thoughts on tolerance but, until improved, it will remain an outstanding issue so I will be getting back to it.