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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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Erin
Erin - Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter
Youtube Video Erin - Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter Erin talks about Lifeline’s 13 11 14 crisis line. Watch this video to find out why it’s important to call us, when to call and what happens when you call us.
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Sarah's Story
Written Story Sarah I've struggled with depression from an early age. At 15 I left home to escape sexual, mental and physical abuse from my father. I ended choosing self destructive behaviours and didn't know where I was headed in life. Then at 18,I met my partner and fell in love. We were together 12 yrs and have 4 beautiful children as a result. During that time we had our ups and downs as most couples do, but after years of not talking about my past and experiencing dramatic changes in my mood. ...
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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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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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