Mother-Of-Two Died In January
A family from Lancashire are hoping to raise awareness of mental health issues following the death of a loved one earlier this year.
Hannah Martin from Bilsborrow, was just 25-years-old when she died on 21 January, leaving behind a five-year-old son and seven-year-old daughter.
Hannah had suffered in the months leading up to her death and had been struggling with her mental health.
An inquest into Hannah’s death will be held in due course, and her mother Louise has instructed specialist medical negligence lawyers at Irwin Mitchell to support the family during this time.
Expert Opinion“Losing Hannah so suddenly has had a profound effect on Louise, Hannah’s brother Ben, sister Debbie and the rest of the family.
Hannah’s family understandably have concerns regarding her death and they hope that by raising awareness of mental health issues and services, they might prevent any other person from suffering how Hannah did.”
Sarah Sharples - Associate Solicitor
On 14 January, Hannah went to see her GP with Louise and a referral was made to the mental health services run by the Lancashire Care NHS Trust.
Hannah died on 21 January.
Her mum Louise said: “Hannah was a much-loved mother, daughter and sister, and we are all still struggling to come to terms with her not being here anymore.
“We hope that by speaking out about Hannah’s death, it will highlight the need for young people to seek the help of mental health services and hopefully stop another family from losing someone so precious and loved, like we have.
Please if you’re struggling with your mental health or how you are feeling, get in touch with your GP or your local mental health services who will be able to support you.”
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