Mel works as a writer, but her route to doing so has been a circuitous one. She had previously had a high pressure job in the city, the stress of which caused her to unfortunately become addicted to painkillers. After spending some time in recovery, she decided to turn her back on the lifestyle which had contributed to her issues and she set herself up as a freelancer. In her spare time she works with other people battling addictions
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