Her parents requested an inquest to try to get to the bottom of why such a bright teenager would do such a thing.
A three week inquest culminated in the 5 person jury making 16 recommendations, one of which was a call for an independent regulator to monitor the safety of prescription drugs.
Not one of those recommendations have been implemented.
Sara Carlin was prescribed Paxil [known as Seroxat in the UK]. Paxil is not recommended for use in teenagers but doctor's still prescribe it anyway.
I've since met with Sara's family, they remain firm friends. They always will.
I created this video sometime ago, it's had over 11,000 views on youtube.
Today, just before 11am, my son and his wife gave birth to a bouncing 10 pound baby girl, Ruby Rose Fiddaman. I'm not going to draw any comparisons here.
Sara's voice is being heard
Sara Carlin - coverage of the inquest HERE