Remarkable lives: Chantelle Garth in conversation with Jerome Carson
Mental Health and Social Inclusion
Article publication date: 2 September 2020
Issue publication date: 8 June 2021
The purpose of this paper is to provide a profile of Chantelle Garth.
Using a case study approach, Chantelle provides a short account of her background and is then interviewed by Jerome.
Chantelle gives an account of her very troubled childhood and adolescence. Her adult life has been no easier. Life is a continuous challenge.
It is hard to imagine a tougher life than Chantelle’s, yet her ambition has carried her through. A single account, yet one of the most powerful accounts in this series.
There are few better accounts of resilience in the face of at times what seem like insurmountable obstacles.
The belief that can be instilled by a single professional can have a profound effect in encouraging someone facing adversity.
There are numerous accounts of individuals facing difficulties in life, then there is Chantelle’s. This is in a category of its own.
Garth, C. and Carson, J. (2021), "Remarkable lives: Chantelle Garth in conversation with Jerome Carson", Mental Health and Social Inclusion, Vol. 25 No. 2, pp. 117-122. https://doi.org/10.1108/MHSI-07-2020-0043
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