If you ask me…Thomas Wright

Thomas Wright is a volunteer and uses mental health services

Which professional has helped you most?
Dr Natarajan at the Chelmsford & Essex health centre.

What one thing would you change about care services in your area?
Cut the waiting times to see someone.

What three words best describe you?
Helpful, happy, lonely.

What event most changed your life?
The death of my mother.

What one thing would you ban?

What superpower do you wish you had?
To read people’s minds.

What is your favourite book?
Highland Wife, which is the first book I read after taking up reading again.

How would you spend a lottery win?
Helping those who have helped me.

What is you greatest achievement?
Volunteering at the Cancer Research shop.

When and where did you have most fun?
In the 1950s at Ford End Primary School in Essex when I had no cares.

What is your favourite expression?

Who would you like to swap places with?
Marilyn the manager of the Cancer Research shop. It would be an ongoing challenge for me.

Who do you most admire?
Alison Semmence, director of the Volunteer Centre in Chelmsford.

What cause would you fight for?

How would you like to be remembered?
Somebody who tried.

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