Angela Smith: Depression
Here Angela describes the impact of her relationship with her family after school.
TranscriptThe Careers Officer, they weren't going to help me get out of the centre, I had to do it all myself, and I and I started realising I'd got strength, but even that wasn't easy, I had a lot of depression 'cos my relationship with my family, I think 'cos I'd been away for so long, when I came home, they couldn't fit back in around me and I felt ashamed and two summers in a row I had overdosed and I ended up in hospital, and the social services, they're so dense, they couldn't work out why that, every time I was at home, I'd taken an overdose, that was a bit hard for them to work out. A bit complicated.
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