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Finding freedom

Finding freedom

Funny, six years ago I was almost a different person. I hated myself, I felt totally alone, and I was finding everyday a struggle to get through.

Cotton wool

Cotton wool

The story of a young woman about how she asked for help to get through her self harm and depression.

Conquering depression and self harm.

Conquering depression and self harm.

A young woman shares her story of battling and conquering depression and self harm.

A life saved

A life saved

A young woman shares her story about her experiences of abuse, depression and self harm. She explains how counseling has helped her and shares her tips for dealing with urges to self harm.

Here's to getting a life

Here's to getting a life

A young woman shares her story about her experiences with having an eating disorder and what helped her get through.

It's what you do with time that's important

It's what you do with time that's important

Growing up, I'd always been told time heals all wounds. I'm 20 now and I've only just come to realise that this is not true. Time heals nothing. It's what you do in that time that starts the healing.

Running on auto-pilot

Running on auto-pilot

This story was submitted by a young girl about her experience of having and eating disorder and what helped her get through.

The battle inside my head

The battle inside my head

There have been times where I wasn't totally sure I would see myself become an adult - and if I did I always imagined it to be the same as all other birthdays - completely ruled and ruined by anorexia.

Bottling things up

Bottling things up

It can be hard to open up about what we are going through but bottling things up is not the best way to deal with things.

Anxiety

Anxiety

This story was submitted to us by a young person about how they dealt with their anxiety.

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