Angela and Max move to Minehead. Jamie leaves her friend Denis to join them. She is hyper, euphoric and suffers panic attacks. A psychiatrist diagnoses Bipolar Disorder and believes she had problems long before taking drugs. She moves into bed & breakfast, then returns to Leamington to be with Denis.
Max’s personality suddenly becomes aggressive, hyper, destructive, and violent. Age fourteen, he is prescribed the same anti-psychotic medication as Jamie. After being excluded from school, he leaves home and turns to petty crime. Max commits ‘Grevious Bodily Harm’ and is diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The courts place him in a children’s home, then in foster care. His girlfriend has his baby. Max’s life continues to be chaotic from alcohol abuse, drugs and crime. An armed response unit raids Angela’s home.
Jamie acquires a flat in Leamington. Her mental health deteriorates drastically and she is admitted to hospital. She threatens to kill the psychiatrist as he continues to deny she is ill. A second opinion confirms Jamie has Bi-Polar and Schizophrenia. She attempts suicide a number of times as she suffers from paranoia, voices in her head, and poltergeist activity around her.