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  1. Darce, café worker, Glenroy

    Darce is a mental health advocate and has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Watch Darce’s story about how getting a diagnosis and a support system can really help.

  2. Darryl, Football Coach, Bendigo

    The sudden death of his father rattled Darryl Wilson and saw him reach out to a psychologist for the first time to get help. As a triple-premiership winning football coach at Strathfieldsaye Football Club in Bendigo, Darryl knows that wellbeing is as much about good mental health and connection to community as it is physical health.

  3. David Ring, social worker, Melbourne

    David shares his experience with mental health and how being honest about what he was going through empowered him to find the help he needed.

  4. Donna, Lived Experience Manager, Geelong

    Former radiographer Donna Matthews has experienced many mental health challenges as a result of trauma from early in her childhood. During a hospitalisation in her 30s, the kindness of a fellow mental health ward patient showed Donna she could make a difference to others experiencing challenges. She is now the lived experience manager at Barwon Health in Geelong and uses her powerful experiences to improve hospital systems, procedures and policies for others.

  5. Dr Margaret's Story (video)

    Access to vaccines has changed lives and protects our children from crippling diseases such as polio.

  6. Dr Margie Danchin (video)

    Can a child's immune system be overloaded by immunisations? The answer is no. Talk to a qualified medical expert like your doctor to find out more about immunisation.

  7. Duncan and Breanna, father and daughter, Melbourne

    Duncan started experiencing severe depression in his early thirties. When he was hospitalised following a suicide attempt, his daughter Breanna became his carer.