A much loved daughter, sister, fiancé, aunt and friend, sadly took her own life on 2nd June 2013. Bubbly and life-loving on the outside, Leanne was hiding a deep sadness. Clinical depression is a cruel illness that often leaves its victims feeling desperate, anxious and alone. Leanne struggled with this illness for some years before she could cope no more. At a time of her life where, to everyone else, she seemed to have everything going for her; a new home, planning her dream wedding, loving family, manager of a store, loads of friends; it seems even crueler that the unpredictable nature of clinical depression meant that she could not see past the darkness.

As a kind and giving person, Leanne’s family and friends thought the best way to commemorate her life would be start a charity that raised awareness and helped support those effected by mental illness.