When I was 18, a long period of depression led me to jump from a height in a suicide attempt. In doing so, I sustained life-changing spinal cord injuries that to this day mean I have little mobility or sensation below my waist and my bowel and bladder do not work.
Yet only a few years after that first attempt, I tried to take my life again. One of the main reasons was due to the lack of practical and psychological help I was receiving to cope with my new disability.
Click here to read full article https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/sep/16/nhs-fails-people-depression-and-spinal-injuries