SHINE A LIGHT ON DEPRESSION

The link below is to an episode of an Australian T.V. show called Q&A, from Monday 5 October, 2015. This program is produced by the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) which is an Australian government funded national broadcast channel. Every year the ABC has ‘Mental As’ week where they focus on mental illness and the people it affects in a constructive and informative way.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/txt/s4303400.htm

  • Introduction 0:00
  • YOUTH DEPRESSION 1:17
  • SELF STIGMA 9:45
  • STIGMA 17:09
  • SUICIDE AT SCHOOL 27:11
  • INDIGENOUS SUICIDE 32:03
  • OLDER SUICIDE 39:12
  • DEPRESSION AND MEDICATION 42:41
  • MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES 52:51

A 17 year old, Xavier Eales, gives a speech to his all boys private school in NSW, Australia, about his battle with depression from ages 13 to 17.

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