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Mother starts suicide prevention campaign after daughter takes her own life

Since her death in March 2018, Carole has started a campaign in her only child's name to raise awareness of suicide prevention. Credit: ITV Calendar

A mother from Bourne in Lincolnshire is urging universities to take care of students' mental health after her daughter took her own life last year.

21-year-old Alexandra Wilshaw was in her third year at Durham University studying maths. Her mother Carole Fowkes says she was unaware of how much her daughter was struggling.

Since her death in March 2018, Carole hasstarted a campaign in her only child's name to raise awareness of suicide prevention.

  • WATCH: Carole Fowkes shares her story on World Mental Health Day.

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