When you're in a vulnerable situation, asking for help can be tough, particularly if you're a proud professional like Halina. Despite...
When our teachers are bullied
There’s a perception that teachers have it easy with their six-hour days and extended summer holidays but this perception is far from reality. Teacher bullying is at a crisis point...
Bullying and discrimination
Elite athletes and the mental illness stigma
From the outside looking in, it would seem professional athletes have it all. Fame, money and the luxury of pursuing a career most of us could only dream about. But...
Making it on the outside
There’s a perception that prison is the worst place anyone could end up. But for recently released prisoners with no family or support network – the most testing time begins...
How the Lindt Siege changed my life
Law Partners client and Lindt Cafe siege head sniper Mark Davidson opens up about PTSD and the personal impact of that infamous day in Australian history.
What it’s like to live with mental illness
From the days where she contemplated taking her own life to the moment she found her true calling, former mental health sufferer now mentor at Flourish Australia Kylie, takes us...
Australia’s most inspiring man!
From relentless bullying as a teen to the pivotal decision to amputate his own legs. John Coutis’ story will make you cry, make you laugh but most of all inspire.
Raising a child with a disability
Aspiring paralympian Cormac and his father Matt candidly reveal what the tough days look like, the joyous occasions and how damaging a lack of empathy can be.
Why empathy is the key to mental health
Flourish Australia CEO Mark Orr opens up about the pressing mental health issues in society and why empathy is so vital to eliminating the hurtful stigmas that exist.
Understanding depression and anxiety
A candid look at the life of a mental health sufferer through the eyes of Taylah – who bravely opens up about her journey with depression and anxiety.
Society’s perception of the disabled
Paralympic legend and Wheelchair Sports NSW Patron Louise Sauvage candidly reveals her frustration with attitudes towards people with disabilities.
Michael Clarke races young Cormac
Ex Australian Cricket captain Michael Clarke gives wheelchair racing a go and challenges 11-year-old Paralympian-hopeful Cormac to a race!
What resilience really looks like
Losing both parents and being exposed to substance abuse and domestic violence is a nightmare no child should endure. Unfortunately for Kiana, this nightmare was reality.
Domestic Violence| Mental Illness| Substance Abuse
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“There is a difference between sympathy and empathy. Sympathy is; ‘I feel sorry for you’. Empathy is; ‘Come on, mate I’ll give you a hand’. It’s empathy we need more of.” John Coutis