When someone you love is having a tough time, what should you do? John sits down with wife and mum Fiona to talk about the impact of depression on her marriage, and psychologist Lisa Paterson-Kane, who shares some thoughts on looking after yourself so that you can support others, and some surprising pathways to help.***The advice in this podcast is of a general nature, and not an excuse for not seeing your GP or medical professional. There’s some handy links over at the Mate helping Mate website to learn more about resources you can access. If you need to talk to someone right now give Lifeline a call on 13 11 14.We’re bloody grateful for all the support we’ve received to make this podcast possible, including the show’s sponsors, our mates Gotcha4 Life and the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN).Gotcha4Life was established to reverse the tide of declining mental health and to reduce suicide rates by taking action and having a positive outcome on men’s mental health. It enables men, boys and communities to build mental fitness, social connection, emotional muscle and resilience.The Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN), through the Empower Our Communities Grant, is the government’s way of walking the talk and demonstrating their commitment to supporting families and communities living with the impacts of drought, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing.A shout out and thank you to Fiona Raleigh and Lisa Paterson-Kane for coming onto the show in this episode. You can learn more about Lisa’s work over at her website.This podcast is by Room3, a production company that work with charities and for purpose businesses. They do some great work.Finally, you can keep in touch with John Harper and Mate helping Mate over at:FacebookYoutubeWebsite
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