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The Daily Gazette and Essex County Standard: UPDATED: Popular… student… should have been followed up by Wellbeing Service

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Katherine Palmer of The Daily Gazette and Essex County Standard reports:

A TEENAGER… should have been followed up by a mental health wellbeing service, an inquest has heard.

Harriet Philo-Powell died suddenly aged 18 at the end of February.

She had referred herself to a wellbeing service at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust in December.

After having a phone assessment with the service, she was found to be a low to moderate case,  suffering with moderately severe depression and mild anxiety.

She was meant to have a follow up session in February, which never happened.

The full report is graphic and potentially very upsetting so please think twice before clicking on the image below to read the article in full.

Please don’t forget that you can call the Samaritans, whatever you’re going through, any time, from any phone on 116 123. This number is FREE to call. You don’t have to be suicidal.

UPDATED Popular Colchester Sixth Form student should have been followed up by Wellbeing Service edit

 

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