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Reconnecting with a parent after 22 years  After 22 years of estrangement, I finally reconnected with my father, and it was a life-changing experience. Learn why I did it, and the valuable lesson that will 100% improve your life if you let it.…

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Genevieve Bailey was named one of Australia’s ‘Top Film and TV of directors of 2012′ in the Encore and Mumbrella Annual. Melbourne Magazine named her one of “Melbourne’s most influential, inspirational, provocative, …

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JOEL: Based on your experience, what is your definition of bipolar disorder?  CARLY EVANS: I suppose when I got together my ex-partner, he was undiagnosed. So, he had four manic episodes during the three years that we were together. And then …

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  JOEL: How did you and your mother cope in a household of ten children? MISSY: Well, by the time I came along, she was well into struggling with her illness. My mom was way overmedicated and had shock treatments the whole all the things an…

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Interview with Michael Donehue on battling depression and helping others Michael Donehue is a mental health advocate, clothing brand owner, and national services manager for ADES Australia, which specializes in delivering education programs Austr…

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Interview with Trademutt and TIACS founder, Ed Ross Ed Ross is the co-founder of TradeMutt which is a social impact workwear brand. They make funky, eye-catching workwear designed to start conversations about mental health among the blue-collar c…

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Interview with Susana Bluwol, Founder of Bipolar Australia  Susana Bluwol is the Founder and Executive Director of Bipolar Australia. Born in Argentina, Susana migrated to Australia in 1983. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1996, Susana ha…

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Interview with Zoey Ka from Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia Zoey Ka is an Asian Australian working as the Project Lead at Mental Illness Fellowship Australia. She’s a qualified Change Practitioner and has completed her studies in Bus…

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Interview with Tara Stark about being a young carer and supporting a parent with a mental illness Tara Stark is a lawyer, educator, and mental health advocate. She completed her LLB (First Class Honors) at the University of Melbourne. Tara is a …

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