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What does it feel like to lose your mind - and can you get it back again? Andrew Denton immerses himself in the world of mental illness, a world that?s often invisible because in our fear, we choose to look away. He meets people who wrestle with angels and demons, visions and voices, people with remarkable tales of resilience and recovery. Date of broadcast 7/4/08
The series follows ten characters whose mental illnesses do not discriminate in age or social standing. They include Nicholas (aged 18), a bullied schoolboy who relieves his anxiety by self-harming; Taileah (20), a recently graduated nurse whose stress manifests in distressing auditory hallucinations; Nathan (24) whose schizophrenia allows him to chat with Hitler and Muhammad Ali; Fabrice (36), a barrister's son with persecutory delusions about demons and devils; and David (47) who believes he is Elvis Presley.
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Depression and anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems for young Australians. About one in every four people aged 12 to 25 will experience depression. Anxiety is distressing, and it can stop you achieving your full potential, but it can be treated http://www.headspace.org.au
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