Stories

Caitlin’s story: “Nobody clicked on to it. Nobody offered me help.”

Caitlin was just 12 when she experienced a traumatic bereavement. Within a few years she was drinking heavily and regularly coming into conflict with the law, yet the support she so badly needed was not made available to her.

Caitlin’s story is not uncommon. In fact, numerous studies have shown the link between young people experiencing a bereavement and going on to offend.

Here she tells her story.

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