Great Minds: Darryl

Peer Practitioner

“Believe in yourself and grab that hope.”

Darryl talks about the ups and downs of his recovery journey, and how daring to be ambitious has brought him to an incredible place.

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Great Minds: Anton

Course Facilitator, Mind Recovery College

“At the recovery college, people transform their disadvantages into advantages.”

Anton talks about how sharing lived experience at the Mind Recovery CollegeTM makes a big difference to teachers and pupils alike.

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Great Minds: Stacy

Peer Recovery Community resident

“Mind provided the whole spectrum of support, from crisis to recovery.”

Stacy says the long-term support she's had from Mind has been essential to the success of her particularly challenging recovery.

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Great Minds: Melanie

Lead Mental Health Practitioner

“I see a huge difference being made every day.”

Melanie explains that her passion for group programs comes from the way they make people feel part of something.

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Great Minds: Judith

Carer

“I often need to just talk to someone, and with Mind there's always someone there to talk to.”

Judith talks about how overwhelming the challenges of being a carer - especially the loneliness - can be, and how support from Mind has helped both herself and the person she cares for.

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Great Minds: Shazi

Ambassador

“The first thing I learnt through Mind is that I wasn't an outcast.”

Shazi explains how realising that she wasn't on her own was the thing that triggered her recovery, and how supporting others has made her a better person. 

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Great Minds: Allan

Youth Resident

“I'll leave Mind Australia with more confidence.”

Allan explains how getting his hands dirty on our garden project has helped him to cope with anxiety.

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