Victoria Halliday’s family say she was discharged too early each time after being sectioned

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Victoria Halliday killed herself in July 2015, aged 19. She had a history of mental illness and had been an inpatient at adolescent psychiatric units throughout her teenage years.

Victoria had been working as an apprentice maintenance technician, but after a breakdown in May 2015, she was sectioned at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit, an inpatient psychiatric centre in Leicester, and diagnosed with emotionally unstable personality disorder.

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Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder; it is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment".