Georgie Wakefield: Living with mental illness

GEORGIE Wakefield has had the spectre of mental illness around her family for many years.

Georgie Wakefield and her family took part in a 50 minute BBC 2 documentary My Family: Loving Christian which gave a service user/carer perspective on “family life” and day-to-day activities and was broadcast in October 2005.

But is spectre or surviving the right word: is thriving too glib. Georgie spearheads a number of campaigns and organisations that challenges the way we think about mental health.

YT spoke to Georgie to get a better idea about the issues involved.

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