This Thursday, 13 September, is national R U OK? Day, a day of action dedicated to helping support those struggling in life.
In the lead-up to the national awareness day, journalist and author of “The Wellness Doctrines” book series Jerome Doraisamy joins host Annie Kane to discuss mental health and depression and why working on wellness should be an ongoing priority.
In this episode of In Focus, tune in to find out:
• Jerome’s personal story which saw him hospitalised due to his mental health complications
• What he would advise to those seeking help
• Why the financial services industry is particularly prone to depression and anxiety
• Some of the warning signs to look out for
And plenty more!
If you are suffering from depression, anxiety or suicidal thoughts, or you’re worried about someone else and feel that urgent professional support is needed, contact your local doctor or one of the 24/7 crisis agencies below.
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467
beyondblue: 1300 22 4636