Unholy Confession, Chapter Two: The Plagiarist Writer

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Last week, Andrew Lawes revealed his darkest secret. His Unholy Confession continues with the tale of the Plagiarist Writer …

Unholy Confession: My Split-Personality Disorder

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Andrew Lawes has tried to live in this world for 29 years. His only hope of survival is to show you his world and hope you accept him in yours.

How Autism Holds The Answers To Depression And Mental Illness

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Can knowledge and understanding of Autism lead to more effective mental health support? Andrew Lawes believes so.

We Need To Be Brave And Stand Up To Evil

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In the aftermath of the Rotherham Child Exploitation scandal, too much focus has been put on the ethnicity and religion of the criminals. Andrew Lawes believes fear is the real issue. He wants to help you be brave.

How Silence Led To 1400 Children Being Sexually Abused

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The authorities and staff entrusted to protect vulnerable people were too scared to do so. Andrew Lawes wants to help you speak out against abuse

The Reality Of Suicide: We Must All Take Responsibility for Change

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The difference between cancer and depression is that cancer attacks the physical self, whereas depression decimates the mind and soul. Sadly, the way society supports people with the ‘invisible illness’ is the opposite to those with the visibly-apparent diagnosis, and is why the suicide rate is expanding at such an alarming rate.

Thoughts of Depression, Self-Harm, and Suicide

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Suicidal people are often called selfish or cowardly, but how often are they called exhausted or terrified? Andrew Lawes shares his story.

Overcoming Fear and Learning to Live

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Andrew Lawes knows how difficult it is to combat your fears. And how important it is.

Why Don’t U.S. Veterans Get the Support They Need?

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With military suicides at an all-time high, we need to ask what we can do better.

Understanding Self-Harm

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Andrew Lawes explains how ‘self-harm isn’t about dying. Self-harm is about living.’

The Empty Space: Absentee Parenting

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It’s bad enough that you weren’t prepared to be a father, but failing to be there for your kids and not holding yourself accountable for who they become is even worse.

Depression—My Story

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Depression can be a fatal illness. Andrew Lawes has survived it, but it was a near thing for a while.

How to Love Someone With Depression

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One of the hardest things about depression is understanding it. This advice will help.

Children Remember

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Andrew Lawes recalls how his father made any hope of a “normal” childhood impossible.

The Scandal of Male Suicide

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Andrew Lawes seeks to erase the stigma that prevents men from getting the help they need before they see killing themselves as the only option.