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Crown's story: How are you?

Crown was diagnosed with a rare physical disorder aged 12 and says being treated for the impact on her mental health has been really important.

Crown smiling for camera. with cornbraids in her hair and wearing a brown jacket
Crown was diagnosed with a rare disorder when she was 12.

The link between mental health and physical health is at the core of the Cambridge Children's Hospital vision.

Having a physical condition can have a big impact on how you feel psychologically, and vice versa.

As a child, Crown from Luton was diagnosed with a rare disorder, which put a huge strain on her young shoulders.

She says having someone ask about her mental health would have given her the chance to open up.

Read Crown's story

Crown is a member of Cambridge Children's Network.

Signing up is the best way to get involved in the new hospital project.

There are many opportunities for all ages.

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