What Parents Can Do If Their Teen Self Harms - GetReal: Talking Mental Health and Disability
In this episode of GetReal we meet Emma Benoit, from Louisiana in the United States. At age 16 Emma was a varsity cheerleader for her high school’s top sports teams with a supportive family and lots of friends. But what no one knew was that Emma was struggling with anxiety and depression. Emma’s life appeared perfect to outsiders and she thought no one would understand why she wasn’t happy or content with her life because from the outside, she appeared to have it all. Emma attempted suicide and became paralysed as a result, this is her story.