He’s 23 popular, funny, smart, and caring. Oliver’s the last person you’d imagine would suffer depression, but at 14 he began a slide into darkness that gradually became unbearable. Here, Oliver and his friends, Liam, Connor, Melissa and Ashleigh share their journey of understanding and the importance of staying connected.
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This podcast series will share personal moments of connection and deeply felt experiences. If anything you hear has a triggering effect, please reach out to someone who can help keep you safe. Or remember you can phone lifeline at any time on 13 1114
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