Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week is a national campaign aimed at removing the stigma around mental health issues and encouraging people to talk about their problems.

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WATCH: Woman speaks out about her daughter's suicide

A woman from Carlisle has been speaking to Lookaround about the days leading up to her daughter taking her own life.

Dorothea Shaw says her daughter Kelly was refused care because health professionals thought she could cope on her own... she says it left Kelly with no-one to turn to when she needed help the most.

For one of our reports for Mental Health Awareness Week, our reporter Fiona Marley Paterson went to meet to Dorothea.

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