This lady suffered from anxiety and a sense of isolation due to a poor social networks and the responsibility for caring for her husband. She had not been to the GP regarding her own health in over a year. There were previous mental health issues including self-harm and low self-esteem.
Steven was referred to LWS days after being discharged from hospital where he had been seriously ill as a consequence of many months of heavy alcohol consumption resulting in malnutrition and blackouts. As a consequence, his life had been chaotic and he was extremely vulnerable to relapse following detox during his admission.