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Sunny Webster - Sunny Webster is of Scottish descent. Sunny was sexually abused many times in her childhood which contributed to her pathway into the mental health system. Sunny was admitted to several psychiatric settings including Manawaroa, Lake Alice and Auckland Hospital from the ages of 16 to about 32. Sunny will speak about the emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and neglect she suffered in these settings, and the impacts of consistently feeling overmedicated. Sunny will discuss the long-lasting impacts the abuse had on her, her family, and her relationships. Sunny will also discuss the ongoing trauma of trying to seek compensation from the Government for what happened to her, and her dissatisfaction with mental health care today.

Witness statement of Sarah Sunny Webster

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