My Mother Walked Out

Heather’s mum left the family home when she was 17 with no warning. Heather still struggles with that day many years later, but is she looking at it the wrong way? 



If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice. 



To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.

Other helpful organisations:


NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines


SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123

MIND - www.mind.co.uk


NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe


WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org


NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance


Anxiety UK - www.anxietyuk.org.uk



Find the transcript for episode 9 here: 

somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode3_9.txt



How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production. 



If you're interested in taking part in future episodes of "How Did We Get Here?", please email describing your issue to how@somethinelse.com. 


Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices