Hope is an award-winning mental health campaigner and author. She suffered with anorexia for over four years, before being admitted to a mental health hospital in 2007. She lived in the hospital for a year, fighting one of the hardest battles of her life. Since being discharged, she has fought to stay well. Hope is now at the stage of ongoing recovery, and uses her experiences of mental health illness to champion the rights of others, inspire them to get well, and help break the stigma of mental illness. She is a recognised media spokesperson, having appeared on platforms including Victoria Derbyshire, Good Morning Britain, Sky News and BBC News.