Bristol Post - - NEWS - Michael YONG michael.yong@reach­plc.com

SHE would do any­thing for any­one, be­fore do­ing it for her­self.”

That was the heart­break­ing trib­ute from the fam­ily of a Bris­tol mum, who was found dead in Chew Val­ley lake de­spite calls for help to men­tal health ser­vices.

Julie Carter-Mon­ta­cute was found by po­lice divers af­ter her fam­ily re­ported her miss­ing on the morn­ing of Fe­bru­ary 22.

The 56-year-old, who leaves be­hind her hus­band, chil­dren, par­ents and brother, had been strug­gling with men­tal health is­sues for about a year.

But in the weeks be­fore her death, her fam­ily said she strug­gled to get the help she needed, de­spite sev­eral calls a day to Avon and Wilt­shire Men­tal Health Part­ner­ship NHS Trust (AWP).

Ahead of an in­quest next week into her death, Julie’s daugh­ter, Dr Re­becca Mon­ta­cute, said she be­lieved this lack of ac­tion con­trib­uted to her death.

She added the fam­ily had re­ceived no ad­vice on how to help her mum, and were left to fend for

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