Stuart has written for the site before. He is on Universal Credit and I allow him to share his story in exactly his words. I don’t edit anything. The spelling and flow may sometimes be off but, in this article he is sharing some of his innermost thoughts he wrote Continue Reading
How i survived the worst 4 months of my life
Journalism is about holding people to account whether it’s awkward or not, so why does this government get a free pass from the mainstream press? Suicide is always a topic you must be careful when writing about. You have to be responsible so as not to cause fear or Continue Reading
So I thought it was appropriate to do the next part of how Universal Credit has affected my mental health. If you haven’t read part one you can read it by clicking here. PLEASE NOTE I WILL BE TALKING ABOUT MY MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE WHICH IT MAY NOT Continue Reading
Universal Credit is mentally challenging for even those of us with the strongest of minds. Add in under lying mental health issues and its a bomb waiting to go off. A study titled: Left Behind, carried out by national foodbank charity The Trussell, found that 57% of Universal Credit claimants Continue Reading
An excerpt from my article on the Statesman website. My diary of two weeks on Universal Credit
An inquest hears how a disabled man took his own life after losing his disability benefits in December.