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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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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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Denise
Written Story Denise My name is Denise and my Story is that on the 3rd September 2011, I lost my beautiful Niece who was 18 Years old. She took her life in the backyard of her Parent’s House, this was in Mt Isa. She had everything going for her and her Mother was a proactive promoter at the time with Centacare organising Suicide Prevention Day in Mt Isa. Little did she know that the week after she would be talking about her own daughter who took her life to Suicide.
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Julie
Julie
Written Story Julie Twenty-five years ago, I had my first major depressive episode. I was in third year finishing a degree in Pharmacy. I didn’t know what was happening to me, and, being a very motivated high achiever, I tried to find the answer in the medical books I owned. Did I have a vitamin deficiency? Was my brain shrinking? Why was I shaking and why for the first time in my life couldn’t I concentrate and study? I withdrew inside myself. I took myself to...
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Steve Ball
Steve Ball
Written Story Steve Ball In 2009 I was diagnosed with Rapid Cycling Bi-Polar 1 disorder. I was put on a large drug regime to try and control the disorder. For years I just knew something was wrong and finally decided to seek out some answers. The disorder caused me to make some financial and life style decisions over the years that affected my health, my marriage and social life in a negative way.
In April 2011, I lost my job. In May of the same year I attempted to
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