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Everybody has a story. You can walk past a stranger in the street or see them on socials and think 'what a wonderful life they have'. 

But... what's happened to them in real life?

This is Me is a weekly podcast that talks to everyday Australians about their Life Changing Moments. 

Episode 1 is released  Monday 22nd of June 2020 

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Everybody has a story. You can walk past a stranger in the street or see them on socials and think 'what a wonderful life they have'. 

But... what's happened to them in real life?

This is Me is a weekly podcast that talks to everyday Australians about their Life Changing Moments. 

Episode 1 is released  Monday 22nd of June 2020 

    The day I found out my baby had Down Syndrome

    The day I found out my baby had Down Syndrome

    In this episode we meet Emma who has two children, her youngest son was diagnosed with Down syndrome moments after his birth.  

    • 20 min
    I survived years of domestic abuse

    I survived years of domestic abuse

    In this very raw episode Amanda tells her story of strength and courage after years of domestic violence.  

    **A trigger warning this episode describe graphics scenes of domestic violence.   

    If you need help and support around domestic violence call 1800respect 

    1800 737 732

     

    • 31 min
    My brother was murdered in Thailand

    My brother was murdered in Thailand

    Kimberley's brother Ben was murdered in Thailand and the family is still looking for answers.

    • 19 min
    My sister's an addict so I'm raising her child.

    My sister's an addict so I'm raising her child.

    In this episode we talk to our anonymous guest who's sister is addicted to methamphetamine. She tells us about the life changing moment when child services removed the child from her sister and she started raising her sisters child.  

    There are many places that can help families dealing with drug dependency. 

    In Queensland ADIS can help 24/7 with supporting people and families with drug and alcohol abuse. 

    The Breakthrough Program provides information and support for families and significant others of individuals affected by methamphetamine and other substances.

    The program involves:
    The provision of free public alcohol and drug (AOD) information sessions
    Connection to Family Workers who can provide brief intensive support to family members

    Referral to other assistance including peer support and social services

    Please contact ADIS on 1800 177 833 or @ADIS.HEALTH.QLD.GOV.AU

     

    • 24 min
    My journey transitioning from a man to a woman

    My journey transitioning from a man to a woman

    Everyone has a story. In this episode we meet Ada who is a Transgender woman.

     

    • 29 min
    I wanted to die … I genuinely wanted to die

    I wanted to die … I genuinely wanted to die

    Everyone has a story. In this episode we meet Lauren and she talks about her life changing moment dealing with her own mental health. 

    Trigger Warning

    This episode discusses eating disorders, domestic violence and self harm.

    If you need help Contact lifeline 13 11 14 

    • 30 min

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