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Emily's story: Shout helped me to have hope for my future

When Emily contacted Shout for help, she had recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and felt isolated, unsure of who she could talk to.

Thanks to the support she received, Emily now writes about having bipolar disorder to help others realise they’re not alone and that their illness doesn’t have to hold them back.

Read Emily's story


You saved my life tonight just by allowing me to feel

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