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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.

Recent Episodes

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 19, 2020 Episode artwork Oliver Heywoods story of holding on to hope through his slide into darkness by staying connected with his friendsJune 17, 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 05, 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 24, 2020 Episode artwork Gracie's story of Holding on to Hope after dealing with the early stages of bipolar disorder and rural isolationJanuary 13, 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 20, 2019 Episode artwork Doctor Kieran's story of Holding on to Hope through mental illness and using his experience to help othersOctober 07, 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 09, 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 16, 2019 Episode artwork Joe Williams story of Holding on to Hope through connection with cultureMay 27, 2019 Episode artwork Tanya's story of Holding on to Hope over AnorexiaMay 27, 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 30, 2019 Episode artwork Graeme’s story of Holding on to Hope after retirement and lossApril 30, 2019 Episode artwork Ben’s story of Holding on to Hope after returning from service and experiencing PTSDApril 30, 2019 Episode artwork Dave's story of Holding on to Hope through depression and long term painApril 30, 2019 Episode artwork Amanda’s story of Holding on to Hope through post-natal depressionApril 29, 2019 Episode artwork Jaz’s story of Holding on to Hope through the stress of transitionApril 29, 2019 Episode artwork Brendan’s story of Holding on to Hope through drought, rural isolation and depressionApril 29, 2019 Episode artwork