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Nicola's Story

Nicola's Story

I lived with my partner, we had our own house – I was a senior support worker for people with learning difficulties and (poor) mental health. I went through a horrendous domestic violence – I saw a lot at home as well so I think that everything I’d compressed to the back of my mind after 11 years I couldn’t hold it anymore and I had a break down, so I hit the alcohol extremely bad. I lost everything.

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