Tattoo trend lifts suicide awareness

A small mark on a patient's wrist or ankle could prompt a discussion about potential mental health struggles.

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ONE small tattoo gaining popularity on social networking sites could be the trigger for a GP to open a conversation about mental health with a patient.

The decision by increasing numbers of people worldwide to get a semicolon tattoo isn’t for artistic reasons or a strong affection for punctuation, but rather to raise awareness of depression, self-harm, suicide and addiction.

“A semicolon is used when

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