Personal stories from young people battling mental health conditions.
Hope Virgo ended up in hospital before getting the help she needed to battle her eating disorder. Today she is a mental health advocate, championing a broader understanding of mental health issues and the need for early intervention.
Hannah, now 20 years old, struggled with self-harm from the age of 14 and was unable to get appropriate help for several years. She is now working with local councils and CCGs as a citizen researcher, influencing the design of new services to support children and young people.
Anne, 19, started to self-harm at the age of 11 and has been fighting to improve her mental health since. After many setbacks, a new care coordinator provided the support she needed to get better. Today she is an advocate for young people's mental health.