Kirsten's stories

Kirsten believes community understanding and education around mental health is really important in breaking down stigma.

What family and friends can do

Kirsten is a single mum from Denmark who has lived in Australia for the last 8 years. She has lived with depression since she was 9 years old.

She shares her experience with self-stigma and the importance of having support from family and friends when you are dealing with depression. She shares examples of support she has received that has helped her.

Workplaces need to be understanding

Kirsten shares how workplaces can be supportive and accommodating to people to people with mental health challenges.

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