Beyond YOLO unearths young people’s real-life stories of strength and resilience, unravelling here and now in the Border/ North-East region. Listen to these individuals as they share their experiences of true resilience.
Sheridan shares her intimate and brave story of losing touch with her mother and then reuniting with her 10 years later.
Trigger warning: This episode deals with self-harm, drug use and suicide and it may be triggering to some listeners… Please take care when listening.
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If the content of this Podcast has affected you, then please reach out and talk about it with friends and family. The Kids Help Line and Lifeline are just a phone call away and always there to listen. Call them on 1800 55 1800 or 13 11 14. Or visit the Headspace website at www.headspace.org.au.
This story was developed for the Beyond YOLO podcast series, by writer Aimee Chan. Alison Plasto (Producer & Sound Designer) & Tony Grace (Sound Recordist & Editor) from Out of Line. Voice over by Actor Rachel McNamara. Intros and Outros by Forrest Dickinson.
Special thanks to: Sheridan Rose, Kate Ritchie, Amy Tobin, Emma Aldrich and Niki Strauss.