‘I planned to end my life as a 16-year-old, but I’m still here’

A teenage girl who tried to take her own life volunteered her time to help other young people struggling with mental health.

Chelsea from Nottingham experienced low mood, anxiety and self-harm and were eventually referred to the crisis team at Nottinghamshire Healthcare’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).

She has recently converted a shed into an outdoor therapy room and hopes to one day become a mental health nurse.

If you are affected by the issues in this video, help and support is available via BBC Action Line.

Video Journalist: Chris Waring

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