Walk the Talk

Welcome to Walk the Talk, a Mental Health Australia video series that shines a light on mental health in Australia and the stories of real Australians that have experienced or are experiencing mental ill health.

In Episode one, host Brad McEwan speaks to former chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Allan Fels AO, about his family’s experience of mental ill health. In his former position of Chair of the Australian National Mental Health Commission, Allan also shares his views on the value of including lived experience leadership and the role that it can play in the development and delivery of mental health services across all levels.

Brad also takes the time to speak to us one-on-one about his personal experience of mental ill health.

Content warning: this video contains content related to mental ill health including schizophrenia and suicide.

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