Eating disorders continued for more than 10 years. Drugs, alcohol problems and self harm followed. I was trapped in a vortex of pain without being able to feel or understand what was going on.
Psychologists and psychiatrists did not know what to do with me and I struggled to explain how I felt.I felt suicidal. I thought that things would never change, and I couldn’t cope with the pain of it all.
I ended up in a psychiatric hospital, because, during a crisis, I was screaming: “I want to kill myself’’ and neighbours called the police.That was my lowest point.Read more on mind.org.uk