Jenny Cole
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Crisis patient: 'Doctor told me to eat a cupcake'

People who need urgent mental health care in England are receiving inadequate support, regulators say.

The Care Quality Commission reviewed the help given to people in mental health crisis, which includes people who are suicidal, having serious panic attacks or psychotic episodes.

Jenny Cole, 26, who lives in Yateley in Hampshire, told the BBC's Michael Buchannan that she had been let down when in need of crisis care on two separate occasions.

  • 12 Jun 2015
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