Artwork for podcast My Family, Mental Illness, and Me
Dr Kim Foster
18th November 2021 • My Family, Mental Illness, and Me • Bespoken Media
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As a globally respected expert on mental health nursing, Dr Kim Foster has spent decades researching the causes and impacts of mental illnesses. She tells Pamela how she spent much of her childhood in a care home, as a result of her mother’s severe mental illness.

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