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    UK - Matthew Whyman, 31, Ipswich, 10 October 2017

    Suffolk Police have asked for help from the public in the search for a man who has not been seen since leaving his Ipswich home early on Tuesday morning.

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    Matthew Whyman was last seen at his home address in the town at 7.15am on Tuesday, 10 October, but has not been seen since.

    He is described as white, 6ft 2ins tall, bald and he has a beard. He is believed to be wearing beige trousers, with a navy SuperDry hoodie.

    Police have said that Mr Whyman is considered to be vulnerable and as such officers are concerned for his welfare which has prompted them to issue this appeal for help from members of the public in the area

    http://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/po...yman-1-5233363

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    Thank you, Inverloch, for starting a new thread.

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    Police are appealing for help to trace a missing 31-year-old man from Ipswich.
    Matthew Whyman was last seen at his home address in the town at 7.15am on Tuesday, 10 October, but has not been seen since.

    He is described as white, 6ft 2ins tall, bald and has a beard. He is believed to be wearing beige trousers, with a navy SuperDry hoodie.

    Mr Whyman is considered to be vulnerable and as such police are concerned for his welfare.

    Anyone who believes they may have seen Mr Whyman, or who has any information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101.

    https://www.suffolk.police.uk/news/m...matthew-whyman

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    I don't like it when they describe someone as vulnerable. Hopefully Matthew just needs some time out if something's bothering him. Looking at his FB he has a full life with loving family and friends (yes I know social media doesn't show the bigger picture) and I hope he's home asap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CoverMeCagney View Post
    I don't like it when they describe someone as vulnerable. Hopefully Matthew just needs some time out if something's bothering him. Looking at his FB he has a full life with loving family and friends (yes I know social media doesn't show the bigger picture) and I hope he's home asap.
    Agree Cags, hope he's found asap!

    Sadly, I've learned a lot about Suicide recently. A 19 year old boy who my youngest daughter was friends with since starting secondary school - went outside his house one night, walked a few steps to the nearest big tree and hung himself 19 is so not a lifetime

    7000 people approx each year in the UK & NI commit suicide, 3/4 of those are men and highest rates being men aged 40-44.

    We have to do more and demand more for our brothers, sons, Dads, husbands, friends

    I've added a pic that perfectly sums up depression xx

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrazda71 View Post
    Agree Cags, hope he's found asap!

    Sadly, I've learned a lot about Suicide recently. A 19 year old boy who my youngest daughter was friends with since starting secondary school - went outside his house one night, walked a few steps to the nearest big tree and hung himself 19 is so not a lifetime

    7000 people approx each year in the UK & NI commit suicide, 3/4 of those are men and highest rates being men aged 40-44.

    We have to do more and demand more for our brothers, sons, Dads, husbands, friends

    I've added a pic that perfectly sums up depression xx

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    I'm so sorry to hear about your daughter's friend - what a horribly sad thing to happen. For someone at 19 to feel there is no way to go on is heartbreaking.

    I agree with you totally. But the biggest problem is the lack of mental health care in the UK. In some areas there can be a 6 month wait for counselling on the NHS. Crisis care teams often only work Monday to Fridays meaning there are whole periods of time where people are without the support they need. And there is still such a stigma about it all - people think that they can't admit that things are going wrong and feel the need to struggle on.

    BUT there is hope - there are a lot of organisations out there that are working with vulnerable people and looking to support people. And I saw a report in the Guardian the other day that said the suicide rates in the UK are dropping considerably. It won't ever really be enough until the suicide rate is 0 but it's moving in the right direction. I hope Matthew is found and given the help and support he needs.



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