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UK Teen With ME/CFS Took Her Life On Christmas Eve After Break-Up With Boyfriend

Saturday 17 November 2018

 

Please note: This article contains references to death. If you have feelings of helplessness, or of suicidal thoughts, seek help immediately. Lifeline is an excellent starting point: Lifeline – Suicide Prevention resources and links.

 

From UK news outlet CornwallLive:

 

Lostwithiel train station
Bethan Charles, who took her life on the train tracks near
Lostwithiel train station, had said she didn't want to
live her life in pain due to her chronic fatigue syndrome.
 

Teen with painful condition took her life on Christmas Eve after break-up with boyfriend

Bethan Charles had struggled with mental health and physical conditions including chronic fatigue syndrome

By Shannon Hards
12 November 2018
© 2018 Local World

A teenager took her own life by stepping in front of a train on Christmas Eve after struggling with mental health and physical conditions for many years, an inquest has heard.

Bethan Charles, from Lostwithiel was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome at the age of nine and described to family members and health professionals that she was in "pain everyday".

 

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