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Living With and Working in Mental Health

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Monday, 26th February

12.00 - 13.00

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Lucy recently graduated from the mental health programme at BU during 2017. She is now working within a mental health role within Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust. Lucy also has lived experience of bulimia and anorexia and has recently talked about her own recovery journey as part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2017. She will now share her experiences of living with an eating disorder and working within a mental health setting and the opportunities and challenges this unique perspective provides.

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Lucy Evans. 28 years old. Born & bred in Dorset. Engaged to be married in 2018. 1 of 4 siblings. Graduated from Bournemouth University in 2017 with first class honours in Mental Health Nursing. Lived experience of eating disorders; bulimia and anorexia, been in recovery for nearly 7 years (with a couple of slips along the way). Started recovery when I began to train for the UK Three Peaks Challenge (which I completed!) Currently working as a dementia nurse for Dorset Healthcare. Working with BU Pier. Looking to join Hidden Talents. Sewing addict, horror film lover & book worm.

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