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Weʼre raising £500 to Sane & Mind Helping to raise awareness for mental health and support for families who have been effected by suicide

Derby, UK
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I will be doing a sky dive for two charities Mind & Sane.
These two charities help people with mental health & people suffering from suicidal thoughts and families who have suffered bereavement from suicide.

So why am I looking for people to sponsor me for mental health?
Every 4 min someone in the UK tries to commit suicide.
Every hour someone succeeds.
Worldwide it's every 40 seconds!
And it continues to grow every year!

This is just a snippet of my story...
As I sit here about to write this it is hard and alot of emotions come out and I find this hard.

My partner recently passed away. He struggled for many years fighting his 'demons', some days could be better than others.
From day one we got on like a house on fire, it was as though I'd known him all my life. We was each others rock!
To lose the love of your life to mental illness comes with so many emotions sadness, failure, anger, wanting to be with them is just to name a few.
Not a day goes by when he doesn't pass my thoughts, most nights/days I cry wishing he was here.
I can tell you its the little things that we all take for granted that I miss the most. A simple hug, him telling me he loved me and how he loved how I would try and have ago at anything that I wasn't afraid to get my hands dirty! The laughs, him wiping away my tears. And probably the most simplest off all him just sitting next to me.

To lose someone to mental health who's your soul mate, your protector, your lover, bestest mate, your everything is the loneliest feeling that I cannot even attempt to put into words
To think we would laugh and joke about being in our 70s planning our future together....to now me trying to come to terms with growing and being on my own for the rest of my life. To once feeling like I had a beautiful future to now that i feel like an existence.

If I can help save one person then that's one family saved from this invisible illness then I've accomplished something.
PLEASE DONATE NO MATTER HOW SMALL

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      Lynette Watson

      Derby, UK

      A little goes along way as they say. Mental illness is a silent killer. Many see no light and try to commit suicide. 1/4 succeed. By sponsoring me to do this skydive will help people get the help they need. Also helping people who have lost loved ones to suicide

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