Sue Irwin

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Sue Irwin is a keen gardener and linguist, mum to three children, friend and sister. She also sees herself as a survivor of childhood abuse and the UK’s mental health system, where she spent 18 years as a service user. Following this she worked as a paid Peer Support Worker within the NHS resigning after 12 months and shortly after her resignation wrote an article explaining her reasons for leaving.

Sue went on to work in the third sector, facilitating a community volunteer peer support service, and is currently studying for an MSc in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture at Coventry University.  

Sue Irwin

Sue Irwin