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There I Was, Now Here I Am

Event: #30 Speaker: Carney Bonner Date: 27th July 2016
Carney Bonner

About Carney Bonner

Right now you are reading through this and all you see is a name and someone who once suffered. However let me take a name on a screen and turn it into a person. I’m 22 and a student at the University of Gloucestershire. I’ve suffered with suicide attempts self-harm, and self-destruction.  I didn’t want to open up about what happened to me because I was worried that people wouldn’t look at me the same way. I was worried they would judge because a man shouldn’t show their soft side. However I was wrong. Looking back on my experience if I would have spoken sooner I would have got my help a lot sooner. I was able to overcome the issues of Cyber bullying and suicide attempts to start campaigning for a brighter future for young people suffering mental health issues and issue brought on by cyber bullying.

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