The issues surrounding mental health care have featured prominently in the Express over the last 12 months.
All too often the Express has been contacted by desperate individuals keen to share their frustrations with fellow readers.
The high-profile suicide attempt of Clarke Carlisle is yet another damning chapter in the tale.
Our mental health support services are being stretched to the limit and, through no fault of their own, are unable to cope with an ever-increasing need in a world full of stress, pressure and isolation. They need more resource NOW!