Video: Mental health support turns young man’s life around
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He sought help and says his counsellor, who works for RDaSH has saved his life….and career.
Andrew, of Armthorpe, now a police officer, said: “I started being poorly while I was at university four years ago and I dropped out. Initially I was diagnosed with mixed anxiety and depression.”
Last October Andrew headed to his GP where he was offered the support of RDaSH mental health experts who work in the East Doncaster Primary Care Network, set up as part of a community mental health transformation project.
“I was diagnosed with personality disorder,” said Andrew. “I started therapy with RDaSH and started further counselling sessions through work and took medication.
“It’s all probably saved my life and my career,” he said.
“I can now go to work everyday and get through.
"I’m not fully recovered but I’m well on the way to getting there. I’m also not stressed out all of the time.”