Speaking of Mental Health - Ballarat
M.A.D.E Cnr Stawell St & Eureka Sts (enter via Stawell St South) Ballarat VIC 3350
The Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne bring you a free public lecture with Nic Newling.
Nic is an outspoken advocate for mental health, suicide prevention, and sharing personal stories. Having lived through the experience of suffering with a mood disorder throughout high school and losing his brother to suicide, he has since dedicated himself to changing the way mental illness is addressed in schools, workplaces, and communities.
Nic has reached millions of people through television, live talks, radio, print, online, documentaries, and eHealth programs. He strives to make a continuing positive impact utilizing sharing and listening to encourage helpful, unscripted conversations around mental health, suicide prevention, and getting the most out of life.
Nic counts himself fortunate, lucky, and grateful to have received familial, peer, and professional support allowing him to recover and heal through his turbulent teen years. It has since enabled him to focus his attention on sharing directly to young people, families, workplaces and professionals, and the broader public.
Nic, originally from Sydney, now calls New York home and continues to travel the world speaking and sharing.