‘Everything’s bright and beautiful compared to what it was like. I started smiling again for the first time in years. My daughter Isabella said, “You’re happy again, Mummy. You’re not sad anymore”.’
Steph grew up believing that things always go wrong. And often, they did.
A car accident left Steph with PTSD, which led to a complete breakdown. Crippling panic attacks made her a prisoner in her own home.
Steph got into debt and it grew out of hand. The financial strain increased her anxiety, catapulting her into a spiral of fear, isolation and terror. She began to lose everything – including hope.
Until Steph gave Christians Against Poverty a call. Knowing we were taking care of things gave her the breathing space she needed to focus on recovery.
‘My whole life changed. I’ve never felt happy like this before. Now I don’t have to worry. I have hope now.’