Warragul South dairy farmer, Joe Meggetto found himself with mental health challenges after bottling up the stress of his work for years.
After contemplating suicide, the Gippsland father of three finally confided in his loved ones and sought help from his GP to address his depression.
While he still has his dark days, Joe is now a passionate believer in early intervention and encouraging others to seek help with mental health problems.
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