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Jessica Rowe: Mum, Journalist, Author & Mental Health Advocate.

Jessica talks about her experience with post-natal depression and the importance of reaching out for help.


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Written Story Glenda I have just read on Facebook the story about suicide.
My Father completed suicide in 1974, he was only 46 years old. He had battled depression for several years prior to this.
He had attempted to suicide 7 months prior to this but unfortunately in those days there was really no understanding or help available.
I was only 23 at the time and living in New Zealand so was unaware of all this, he was in Yarraman

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Written Story Cait I write this story from my hospital bed where I am undergoing treatment for Leukaemia. I am 28 years old and I am a survivor. My story below is what has given me the strength to look this cancer straight in the eye and say “not me, no chance”.
When I look back to even being a toddler I think there were signs that I had Bipolar disorder. When I was about 16 they diagnosed me with depression. In the next couple of years though it became apparent my issue was

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Written Story Loren My brother Daniel seemed to have it all. He was 24, handsome, modest, strong, gentle, caring, thoughtful, and admired by everyone for his all-round beautiful nature. He had a gorgeous, supportive girlfriend, a loving family and had just opened his own business.
Dan grew up surrounded by love and respect. Our parents encouraged us to pursue whatever it was that gave us joy, never pressured us, and always supported our decisions. Dan tried his hand at a number of sports

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Jessica Rowe - mum, journalist, author & mental health advocate.
Youtube Video Jessica Rowe - mum, journalist, author & mental health advocate. Jessica talks about her experience with post-natal depression after the birth of her first child.
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