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Sam Brown, LawCare champion, on returning to work after a mental illness.
Real stories of people in the legal community who have experienced stress, depression, anxiety and more.
"I felt really unwell – heart rate rising, breathing out of control, nausea, and an overwhelming desire to get out of the
" I suffered post-natal depression after both births, and this was particularly severe after my son’s birth, which led to an admission to hospital."
"In my late 20s I crashed a car and was banned from driving. My occasional forgetfulness had become regular blackouts during which I lost many hours at a time. At times I suspected what everyone else now realised: I was an alcoholic."
"I collapsed in the office mid-deal, suffering from exhaustion."