Marnie’s recovery story

Me and my husband wanted nothing more then a baby, we got married in January 2013 and conceived in February. We was both so excited and dreamt of having a little girl. We was due to move onto a Army barracks an hour away from my family & friends, I was looking...

Helen’s Recovery Story

I began suffering with ill mental health when I was at secondary school, due to a number of circumstances exacerbated by the general difficulties of being a teenager! Things deteriorated quite rapidly, and after becoming very unwell and attempting to end my life I was...

Emma’s Recovery Story

My name is Emma, I am first and foremost mum to Harry, three years and Imogen, eight months. I am on maternity leave, but soon after Imogen turns one I will return to work part time as an occupational therapist in neurological rehabilitation. I think that being a...

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