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Stories here are by Sheffield people who’ve experienced mental health difficulties or distress, as well as friends, family and carers. You are not alone. We’ve marked some of our mental health stories with ‘trigger warning’, so you can filter these out below. If you feel affected by the content please visit our urgent help section. 

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Alex's Story

Alex’s story Age: 28 Male (from Eastern Europe) I moved to the UK about 10 years ago. In my home...

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Hannah’s Story

Hannah’s story Age: 30 I became depressed in my early teens when I was looking after my mum who was...