"How surf lifesaving saved me" BBC Stories
On Mental Health Awareness Day, student Sophie Bennett shares her story of anxiety and substance abuse – and how surf lifesaving saved her.
Directed and produced by Will Candelent
Additional filming by Andy Brownstone
#MentalHealth #Surfing #SurfLifeSaving
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