Pause was featured on Naga Munchetty’s BBC5Live show on Monday 15 February. Three Pause graduates Col, Thelma, and Marie*, who have experienced having children removed from their care, shared their experiences and their hopes for the future. It includes a discussion of their experience of mental health, relationships with children, surviving domestic abuse, and the impact of lockdown.
“I am trying to use what’s happened to me to help other people”.
Col, Pause grauate
They were also joined by Jules Hillier, Chief Executive at Pause.
“When we first come into contact with women thier lives are diffcult and they need support to stablise, stop and Pause”.
Jules Hillier, Chief Executive
Thank you to Col, Thelma and Marie for taking part and sharing their experiences
You can listen to the feature again on BBCiPlayer here [06.18 onwards].
*Trigger warning* These interview include discussion of issues which may cause distress to some including domestic abuse and mental health issues.
*Women’s names have been changed
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