Mental health: 'I was offered an appointment two years later'
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Mental health: 'I was offered help two years later'

At 16, George Hodgson was severely ill with anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks and suicidal thoughts.

His GP referred him to adolescent mental health services - but was told there was at least a 40-week wait for treatment.

Two years later, just before his 18th birthday - the cut-off point for adolescent care - George got the call to say help was available.

  • 03 Dec 2017
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