Kirsty describes how, despite having a good upbringing and supportive family, feeling lonely and anxious as a child. She felt distressed but didn’t understand what was happening to her. She reflects on the importance of listening to your body.
Mind has more information on understanding what’s happening to you.
YoungMinds have advice for both young people and those caring for young people.
If you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts or thinking about killing yourself, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. There is practical support and advice available