Danni Mather, 23, spoke to BBC reporter Sima Kotecha about his long-term struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts:
“It’s just complete emptiness. You can’t smile. You can be told the greatest joke in the world, the greatest news in the world, and you’ll just feel like its nothing. You just exist,” Mr Mather explained.
The young man, who is a talented musician, was able to overcome his suicidal feelings by finding professional help. He attributed his survival to having the opportunity to talk about his feelings.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (Calm), a suicide prevention charity focusing predominantly on helping men, has appealed directly to the government to employ an effective strategy for lowering suicide...