A young woman battling depression who had both her legs amputated after she tried to take her own life has learnt to walk again as she sets her sights on helping other young people.
Lauren McDonough from Greensborough in Melbourne‘s northeast has shared her recovery story in the hope of inspiring others with mental health battles to reach out for help.
‘I just felt so alone and it was just so dark and horrible that I saw absolutely no way out,’ she told 7News.
‘It was a long journey, lots of tears. Moments where I just wanted to give it all in and and be like, no, stuff this, I’m not doing it… but I’m also very stubborn.’
Ms McDonough is now walking again with two prosthetic limbs after both her legs were amputated following the…