A WOMAN who battled depression and an addiction to drugs and drink says the Open University has helped to turn her life around.

Pamela Roberts, who lives in East Meon, was signed off from her business analyst job with depression and ended up in a psychiatric hospital.

Her mum signed her up for a psychology degree course with the Open University as she thought it might help – and she never looked back.

For full story, see this week's Petersfield Herald.