Almost five years ago, 14-year-old Molly Russell from north west London took her own life. Discovering that his daughter had been viewing thousands of images promoting suicide and self-harm, her father Ian Russell began a campaign: to remove that harmful content from social media. As the inquest into Molly’s death concludes, Ian reflects on his journey for justice, and the influence of Molly’s story.
If you are affected by the reporting of the inquest proceedings, please visit the “Where to Find Help” section of our website for a list of trusted support organisations. With other mental health charities we have put together some mental wellbeing resources and guides that we feel may be of use at this time. They can be found on our Mental Wellbeing Resource page.
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