Jared Widdison

Jared specialises in men’s mental health advocacy and is committed to supporting suicide prevention in the community. He utilises recovery based frameworks to assist self-determination. Jared has professional experience in both government and community sectors and a holistic understanding of support services.

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Maintaining your mental health as a new dad

Wednesday, 5 June 2019
Becoming a new dad can be scary, exciting, extremely challenging, and rewarding. With the transition to fatherhood comes a change in the dynamics in how...

Prioritising self-care

Friday, 12 October 2018
There are multiple challenges in life that can exacerbate stress, create disillusionment, and contribute to burnout. It is important that these challenges are managed in...

Understanding bipolar disorder

Friday, 23 March 2018
It’s natural to experience mood changes throughout life, depending on what’s happening in your day and in your life. Highs and lows are to be...

Suicide in Australia: how you can help

Friday, 23 March 2018
Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australians aged between 15 and 44 (ABS, Causes of Death, 2015). Latest studies show that these statistics...

Mental Health of Australian Men

Friday, 23 March 2018
Each year approximately 1 in 5 Australians experience mental illness. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2007), the most common forms of mental illness...