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"We're not being believed in healthcare. Turning up at A&E and being told that your pain can't be that bad, that you're not that unwell, made to feel like you're going mad yourself. And especially when you've got a mental health condition, you do start to really check in with yourself and think that something is going wrong. And then having to fight for treatment."