Teen’s grieving mum sets up support network in Cornwall
A mother left devastated when her teenage daughter took her own life has set up a network of support groups for young women with mental health problems.
Georgia Gallaway from Falmouth, Cornwall, died in July 2020, aged 19.
Her mother Sophie Alway set up the charity Georgia’s Voice in her memory, which has opened nine support groups in Cornwall.
Its aim is to provide a forum for women aged up to 25 to connect with others.
Sophie Alway told the BBC she felt compelled to create a support network after her devastating loss.
“I spent weeks sat on the sofa in the same position, not being able to move, not being able to eat, barely able to drink water, just thinking ‘How can I live the rest of my life feeling this way?’,” she said.
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