Kelly Garrett makes contact with her family

Missing mum found

Missing mum found

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A HAMPSHIRE mum who was missing for more than 24 hours has made contact with her family.

A major police investigation was launched after Kelly Garrett failed to pick her son up from school yesterday afternoon.

But this evening Hampshire police have confirmed that the 28-year-old from Hythe has made contact with her worried relatives and is “well”.

It is understood that she is out of the county.

Her disappearance caused her family concern as it was out of character and she had left her keys and phone at home.

She had last been seen when dropping her son off at school yesterday morning.

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6:56am Thu 3 Jul 14

Kirsty666 says...

I'm pleased she's made contact I hope she returns safe and sound soon
I'm pleased she's made contact I hope she returns safe and sound soon Kirsty666
  • Score: 6

8:12am Thu 3 Jul 14

jen1 says...

Selfish woman, causing all this trouble and especially for running off and not making arrangements for her son to be picked up from school. We all have hard times but most of us don't just run away and abandon our families and children
Selfish woman, causing all this trouble and especially for running off and not making arrangements for her son to be picked up from school. We all have hard times but most of us don't just run away and abandon our families and children jen1
  • Score: 23

8:24am Thu 3 Jul 14

kyrrie says...

jen1 wrote:
Selfish woman, causing all this trouble and especially for running off and not making arrangements for her son to be picked up from school. We all have hard times but most of us don't just run away and abandon our families and children
I totally agree. If she needed to get away then she should have told someone and most definitely sorted out childcare. There is no excuse for not doing this not matter how desperate you are your children should always be put first.
[quote][p][bold]jen1[/bold] wrote: Selfish woman, causing all this trouble and especially for running off and not making arrangements for her son to be picked up from school. We all have hard times but most of us don't just run away and abandon our families and children[/p][/quote]I totally agree. If she needed to get away then she should have told someone and most definitely sorted out childcare. There is no excuse for not doing this not matter how desperate you are your children should always be put first. kyrrie
  • Score: 14

9:10am Thu 3 Jul 14

Hastagger says...

kyrrie wrote:
jen1 wrote:
Selfish woman, causing all this trouble and especially for running off and not making arrangements for her son to be picked up from school. We all have hard times but most of us don't just run away and abandon our families and children
I totally agree. If she needed to get away then she should have told someone and most definitely sorted out childcare. There is no excuse for not doing this not matter how desperate you are your children should always be put first.
I think you're being a bit harsh on her. She is clearly suffering with some kind of depression/mental illness. The hardest thing to do is to talk about it and I suspect this is a cry for help - which she will hopefully now get.

Hopefully we can all be thankful that this has had a good ending i.e. no one injured.

#trends
#saywhatyousee
#haveaheart
newshound
[quote][p][bold]kyrrie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jen1[/bold] wrote: Selfish woman, causing all this trouble and especially for running off and not making arrangements for her son to be picked up from school. We all have hard times but most of us don't just run away and abandon our families and children[/p][/quote]I totally agree. If she needed to get away then she should have told someone and most definitely sorted out childcare. There is no excuse for not doing this not matter how desperate you are your children should always be put first.[/p][/quote]I think you're being a bit harsh on her. She is clearly suffering with some kind of depression/mental illness. The hardest thing to do is to talk about it and I suspect this is a cry for help - which she will hopefully now get. Hopefully we can all be thankful that this has had a good ending i.e. no one injured. #trends #saywhatyousee #haveaheart newshound Hastagger
  • Score: 1

9:48am Thu 3 Jul 14

NFSAHM says...

Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days.
Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days. NFSAHM
  • Score: 11

10:03am Thu 3 Jul 14

jen1 says...

NFSAHM wrote:
Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days.
She's an adult with responsibilities. She clearly wasn't depressed enough to organize getting herself out the country, so why couldn't she organize someone to take care of her child. You are insulting many people who have real depression but still don't dream of doing what she has done.

It would have taken one phone call to say "I've gallivanted off for a break, someone needs to look after my son." No excuses for not doing that, no sympathy from me, sorry
[quote][p][bold]NFSAHM[/bold] wrote: Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days.[/p][/quote]She's an adult with responsibilities. She clearly wasn't depressed enough to organize getting herself out the country, so why couldn't she organize someone to take care of her child. You are insulting many people who have real depression but still don't dream of doing what she has done. It would have taken one phone call to say "I've gallivanted off for a break, someone needs to look after my son." No excuses for not doing that, no sympathy from me, sorry jen1
  • Score: 9

10:09am Thu 3 Jul 14

jen1 says...

NFSAHM wrote:
Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days.
Yes, i wonder how much the helicopter cost and who's paying for it?
[quote][p][bold]NFSAHM[/bold] wrote: Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days.[/p][/quote]Yes, i wonder how much the helicopter cost and who's paying for it? jen1
  • Score: 0

10:17am Thu 3 Jul 14

NFSAHM says...

Maybe you know this woman personally, but I think that the article originally said that she was out of the county, not country. I would just rather know the facts before condemning her, since if she is truly ill then I'm pretty sure that she's got a tough enough road ahead and needs some compassion and understanding. Depression makes the world seem a completely different place to the one that onlookers are watching you in. If you're right and she's gone on holiday, then no I agree that's completely not on and I'm sure that would be pursued, but so far it just seems that a lot of people are genuinely worried about her. Until I hear anything otherwise, I'd just rather give her the benefit of the doubt. Each to their own though.
Maybe you know this woman personally, but I think that the article originally said that she was out of the county, not country. I would just rather know the facts before condemning her, since if she is truly ill then I'm pretty sure that she's got a tough enough road ahead and needs some compassion and understanding. Depression makes the world seem a completely different place to the one that onlookers are watching you in. If you're right and she's gone on holiday, then no I agree that's completely not on and I'm sure that would be pursued, but so far it just seems that a lot of people are genuinely worried about her. Until I hear anything otherwise, I'd just rather give her the benefit of the doubt. Each to their own though. NFSAHM
  • Score: 8

10:37am Thu 3 Jul 14

Norahbatty says...

jen1 wrote:
NFSAHM wrote:
Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days.
She's an adult with responsibilities. She clearly wasn't depressed enough to organize getting herself out the country, so why couldn't she organize someone to take care of her child. You are insulting many people who have real depression but still don't dream of doing what she has done.

It would have taken one phone call to say "I've gallivanted off for a break, someone needs to look after my son." No excuses for not doing that, no sympathy from me, sorry
read it again moron she is out of the COUNTY not the COUNTRY
[quote][p][bold]jen1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NFSAHM[/bold] wrote: Saddens and amazes me how judgemental some people can be and without necessarily being in possession of any/all of the facts. Anyone who knows anything about or has experienced depression/mental illness will know just how debilitating this is. I appreciate though that those who haven't, can sometimes find it very difficult to understand. This woman presumably felt wretched enough in the first place and no doubt feels even worse now and needs some support. Whatever has happened I am sure though that judgemental attitudes add nothing positive here. Heaven help you if you ever find yourself similarly in need of understanding in a really difficult and complex situation that illness robs you of the tools to deal with. Have some compassion. Hopefully now at least there's lots more support available to this woman and her family, not least her little boy, to get back on track again. I'm just incredibly relieved to hear that she is safe, having heard the helicopter searching locally over the last couple of days.[/p][/quote]She's an adult with responsibilities. She clearly wasn't depressed enough to organize getting herself out the country, so why couldn't she organize someone to take care of her child. You are insulting many people who have real depression but still don't dream of doing what she has done. It would have taken one phone call to say "I've gallivanted off for a break, someone needs to look after my son." No excuses for not doing that, no sympathy from me, sorry[/p][/quote]read it again moron she is out of the COUNTY not the COUNTRY Norahbatty
  • Score: 0

2:40pm Thu 3 Jul 14

RomseyKeith says...

She's 10 years younger than yesterday's report, where they listed her as 38.
Poor kid abandoned like that though. Hope it can all be resolved and that the kid is well looked after.
She's 10 years younger than yesterday's report, where they listed her as 38. Poor kid abandoned like that though. Hope it can all be resolved and that the kid is well looked after. RomseyKeith
  • Score: 2

5:07am Fri 4 Jul 14

scsniper03 says...

What i find really interesting,is how the things you say,the opinions you feel so strongly about,paint an accurate picture of the sort of person you are.so NFSAHM and Hastagger sound very much like the sort of open minded,non judgemental,and compassionate human beings,we should all aspire to be.However you read the ignorant,rants of jen1 and those that agree with her,and you clearly see a different picture.if ur gonna write anger filled,idiotic comments about a situation you know almost zero about,ur an imbecile.if u want to condemn someone without knowledge of their circumstances,then ur quick to judge,and happy to do so,with total ignorance.what a joy to have around u would be.the telepathic,vindictiv
e,pent up anger girl,who doesnt need facts,just emotional reasoning to sentence her victims.you want an education on Kellys actual situation,the help she has begged for,the family that refused to assist her,or any other matter,I will gladly give you one.I know its a free country,but the only trouble with that,is every fool and his dog wants to show you how mentally challenged they are.
What i find really interesting,is how the things you say,the opinions you feel so strongly about,paint an accurate picture of the sort of person you are.so NFSAHM and Hastagger sound very much like the sort of open minded,non judgemental,and compassionate human beings,we should all aspire to be.However you read the ignorant,rants of jen1 and those that agree with her,and you clearly see a different picture.if ur gonna write anger filled,idiotic comments about a situation you know almost zero about,ur an imbecile.if u want to condemn someone without knowledge of their circumstances,then ur quick to judge,and happy to do so,with total ignorance.what a joy to have around u would be.the telepathic,vindictiv e,pent up anger girl,who doesnt need facts,just emotional reasoning to sentence her victims.you want an education on Kellys actual situation,the help she has begged for,the family that refused to assist her,or any other matter,I will gladly give you one.I know its a free country,but the only trouble with that,is every fool and his dog wants to show you how mentally challenged they are. scsniper03
  • Score: 2

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