Navigating the rocky road of a child’s illness

As a mum, Lisa Menhenett had always made a conscious effort not to emphasise physical beauty or label foods as ‘good’ or ‘bad’. But mental health issues do not discriminate.


“All that stuff they tell you not to do, I never did that. It was never a focus in our lives,” Lisa said. “Then all of a sudden here you are, I just thought ‘how did this happen?’,” she said. At the age of 14, Lisa’s daughter Teagan started struggling...

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