If life in danger call Triple Zero 000
If life in danger call Triple Zero 000

Hear Donna's story

Donna's story of Holding on to Hope after a confidence crisis that turned her life into turmoil in an extraordinary seven days.

About the episode

Donna Thistlethwaite had a great career, a loving partner Greg, a gorgeous toddler Matthew and a bubbly extrovert personality which meant she also had lots of friends. But after taking maternity leave, she returned to a new leadership role and suddenly life began to unravel. Even so, she was the last person in the world anyone expected to attempt suicide.

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