Flo Sharman is a website content creator, public speaker and an MQ Ambassador. She spoke to us about her experiences during lockdown as someone living with mental illness, as well as the coping strategies that are helping her during this time. I have suffered from mental illness since I was eight years old after having a mental breakdown. I was diagnosed with OCD, Panic Attacks, Depression and PTSD.
For years we didn’t know what caused the breakdown. Twelve years on we discovered that all my mental illnesses stem from having lifesaving surgery at just four months old, spending a considerable part of my early life in and out of hospital and having traumatic experiences there.Read more on mqmentalhealth.org