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Holding on to Hope

Lifeline

Holding onto Hope is a podcast series from Lifeline Australia, in which people who have come through the darkness of suicidality share the connection that gave them hope to continue living. Each participant shares their story with the aim of helping those who are struggling and those who may be supporting them.Please note that suicidality and its contributing factors are discussed and may have a triggering effect. If you experience emotional distress as a result of listening, please reach out to someone you trust and/or call Lifeline on 13 11 14 at any time. If life is in danger, please call 000.
Episodes
Eno's story of holding on to hope after battles with suicidal ideation and using his experiences to help others throughout the trucking industry.August 17, 2022 Episode artwork Isabella's story of holding on to hope in regional NSW through school, family and mental health issues by finding the Lifeline Eclipse group.July 12, 2022 Episode artwork Lachie Samuel's story of Holding on to Hope after life as a FIFO worker where suicide and mental health issues are a major concern.May 31, 2022 Episode artwork Wes Herring’s story of holding onto hope after his dreams for farming and family were shattered.April 12, 2022 Episode artwork Ingrid Ozols talks about her battle with suicide ideation since childhood and how she now helps others by sharing what she has learned on her journey of recovery.September 08, 2021 Episode artwork Ian Roberts talks about being the first male professional athlete to openly come out in Australia, and his ongoing support of the LBGTI+ communityAugust 24, 2021 Episode artwork Kate's story of holding on to hope through a gambling addictionJune 09, 2021 Episode artwork Amanda and Matt's story of holding on to hope after the trauma of parent alienationDecember 21, 2020 Episode artwork Anthony Hart's story of holding on to hope after depression snuck up on him, taking him and everyone who knew him by surprise.October 18, 2020 Episode artwork Oliver Liyou story of holding on to hope as a vet struggling under the weight of stress, financial pressure, long hours and massive emotional dilemmasAugust 18, 2020 Episode artwork Oliver Heywoods story of holding on to hope through his slide into darkness by staying connected with his friendsJune 16, 2020 Episode artwork Erik's story of holding on to hope through a difficult childhood, a life changing accident and the stresses of being an elite athlete, father and partnerMay 04, 2020 Episode artwork Chris's story of holding on to hope after surviving three major bushfires including Victoria’s Black Saturday and the PTSD it causedMarch 23, 2020 Episode artwork Gracie's story of Holding on to Hope after dealing with the early stages of bipolar disorder and rural isolationJanuary 12, 2020 Episode artwork Former Fire Fighter Ross Beckley tells his story of holding onto hope and how he discovered he didn’t need a badge to still save lives.November 19, 2019 Episode artwork Doctor Kieran's story of Holding on to Hope through mental illness and using his experience to help othersOctober 06, 2019 Episode artwork Donna's story of Holding on to Hope after a confidence crisis that turned her life into turmoil in an extraordinary seven days.September 08, 2019 Episode artwork Leilani Darwin’s story of Holding on to Hope by turning her traumatic life experiences into a vehicle to save the lives of other Aboriginal peopleJuly 15, 2019 Episode artwork Joe Williams story of Holding on to Hope through connection with cultureMay 26, 2019 Episode artwork Tanya's story of Holding on to Hope over AnorexiaMay 26, 2019 Episode artwork Mal’s story of Holding on to Hope through workplace stress in the Hospitality IndustryApril 30, 2019 Episode artwork Pete’s story of Holding on to Hope after loss of elite athleticismApril 30, 2019 Episode artwork Cameron’s story of Holding on to Hope over family violenceApril 29, 2019 Episode artwork Graeme’s story of Holding on to Hope after retirement and lossApril 29, 2019 Episode artwork Ben’s story of Holding on to Hope after returning from service and experiencing PTSDApril 29, 2019 Episode artwork