EDDIE | Managing grief and depression

EDDIE | Managing grief and depression

Eddie was barely out of school when his father died and left him the family farm to run. Unable to grieve, the pressure mounted on Eddie and his mental health deteriorated. Hear Eddie talk about learning to manage his grief,…

LIAM | Anxiety doesn't stop for your AFL career

LIAM | Anxiety doesn’t stop for your AFL career

Living out his dream in the AFL playing for Carlton, Liam thought mental health wasn’t something he had to worry about. His anxiety had other ideas. A story about accepting help and learning to be comfortable in your own company.…

Auslan | Not Alone Podcast - Anxiety and my AFL career: What does help even look like? (S3Ep3)

Auslan | Not Alone Podcast – Anxiety and my AFL career: What does help even look like? (S3Ep3)

Living out his dream in the AFL, Liam Stocker thought mental health wasn’t something he had to worry about. His anxiety had other ideas. Panic attacks became a regular occurrence, although Liam always felt he had to hide them. This…

SANDI | Grief, loneliness and blooming where you’re planted

SANDI | Grief, loneliness and blooming where you’re planted

About Beyond Blue Established in October 2000, Beyond Blue initially focused on raising awareness of depression and reducing the associated stigma. As our knowledge and impact on people’s lives broadened, through research and community engagement, we added the key issue…

MILLI | What a panic attack feels like

MILLI | What a panic attack feels like

Panic attacks can affect people in different ways. Milli takes us through what a panic attack felt like for her, why she started having them, and how she got support. Growing up in New Zealand, it was always Milli’s dream…

DANIEL | Living with a stutter: finding my voice

DANIEL | Living with a stutter: finding my voice

Daniel went a year without saying a word. He’s lived with a stutter his entire life, but at high school relentless bullying pushed him to a point of exhaustion. It became easier to stay quiet. And he questioned the point…

GEOFF | Doctors and depression: When the fixer needs fixing

GEOFF | Doctors and depression: When the fixer needs fixing

For decades, Geoff thought he couldn’t open up about his depression. After all, he was the doctor. And doctors are the fixers, not the ones who need fixing. Recovery started with talking. And he wants other healthcare workers to do…

CATRIONA | Becoming friends with my anxiety

CATRIONA | Becoming friends with my anxiety

Catriona Bisset is an Olympian and the Australian record holder over 800m. But for a decade, she left the sport she loved. Anxiety became a constant companion through her teen years, and centred on one thing she couldn’t outrun –…