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I really hate you bastards for doing this; Wicked evil murdering British Government. You are no better than the Third Reich:
I tell you I understand the rage of Islam about you. I feel the same about you. May be I should go join IS and fight you #ers.
originally posted by: woodwardjnr
a reply to: Revolution9
The financial crisis has put such a burden on men in particular. Living in a patriarchal society men are expected to be the bread winners and look after the family. This has become much harder for many and there is nothing more depressing than not having the money to support yourself let alone your family. Even though we are starting to see an increase in employment, there is still much pressure to find the job that pays enough to keep the family in a certain level of comfort. People have been turning to pay day loans and other loan sharks in order to keep their heads above the ground. It's no surprise suicides are increasing. It's a very sad state of affairs and when support for people with mental health issues is being cut, the problem will likely increase. We need a new way of dealing with the stresses of modern life, that don't include reaching for the bottle or drugs to tackle stress. We all need to move away from a materialist philosophy to something more encompassing of life and positivity. It's all very easy for me to say. I live at home with my retired parents, so have few financial responsibilities if any. Of course I will be here for them when they need the help and can't afford care, but that's the beauty of family. The most valuable thing people can have.
originally posted by: chewi
a reply to: Revolution9
Yes is it. Keep up, its been happening for 4 yrs. Over 600 suicides have been directly linked to ian Duncan smith policies on disabled peoples benefits. Its disgusting.
A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate
...The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than a college education increased markedly between 1999 and 2013, most likely because of problems with legal and illegal drugs, alcohol and suicide, the researchers concluded. Before then, death rates for that group dropped steadily, and at a faster pace.
...The rising death rate was accompanied by an increase in the rate of illness, the authors wrote in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
...“Half a million people are dead who should not be dead,” he added. “About 40 times the Ebola stats. You’re getting up there with HIV-AIDS.”
...While the death rate for African Americans is still greater than the rate for whites, the turnaround among whites is shocking because of the advantages they enjoy, said David Weir, director of the health and retirement study at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.
Typically, socioeconomic circumstances “gang up on African Americans, who have lower education, lower incomes and race all working against them,” said Weir, who also reviewed the study for the journal. “In this case, that’s not happening.”
When they pored over the data, however, they found that mortality rates for this group had risen an average of a half percent per year since 1999, after falling an average of 2 percent annually for the 20 years before that. If mortality rates group had stayed on their steady downward course, a half-million more people would be alive today, they determined.
When they looked at illness (morbidity), “there was a large and statistically significant decline in the fraction reporting excellent or very good health” that was matched by increased reports of physical pain, according to the study.
The proportion of people who said they were in “serious psychological distress” also rose significantly, the research shows.
originally posted by: chewi
a reply to: Krazysh0t
This may seem stupid but the reason I have never posted a link is because I don't know how. You can get the info if you google Ian Duncan smith benefit cuts.
It is a fact I am living with and I am my own source as I was affected by these cuts. So you could say you got it from the horses mouth as I know a lot of people who have had their support network stopped.
Duncan Smith... is planning a radical overhaul of sickness benefits that the government hopes will force up to a million more disabled people into work.
Changes to employment and support allowance and the assessment of people claiming sickness benefits are aimed at shrinking the “disability employment gap” by taking many people off benefits and expecting them to move into work.
Some disability campaigners claim they are being targeted as part of a £12bn cut in the welfare bill ...
More than 55,000 people end their own lives in the European Union each year. In England, that figure is 4,722 - that's one death every two hours - and at least 10 times that number attempt suicide
Around 78% of suicides are men and in almost all cultures, the suicide rate rises with age. The highest rates of suicide in the UK are among people aged 45 to 49 years and it remains a common cause of death in men aged 40 to 44 with 26.9 deaths per 100,000 people.
So how come you quote an article which says nothing about your claims that benefit cuts and 'dealing with authorities' is a major contributing factor.
originally posted by: Revolution9
Have a read of this article and see what our UK government are up to just lately. I have been keeping tabs on this nationwide epidemic of suicide among people with mental health issues. People are being messed around with benefits big time so they can't even keep warm and eat properly. The stress from dealing with the authorities is making people very poorly. There is article after article about it even in the MSM.
Many of these areas have high levels of deprivation, as would be expected, but a number of relatively affluent places were also flagged up.
For example, Bath and North East Somerset, Wokingham and the London borough of Kingston all had premature death rates in the general population below the national average but high rates among those with mental illness.