Invincible Summer

Invincible Summer is a film raising awareness about depression and anxiety in an artistic and real way.

James Freemantle, star and producer says “There was a long battle. I lost a cousin and friends to depression, and was desperate to be well. So with Simon, Pete, Lawrence ‘Goblin’ Mooney and other generous mates made ‘Invincible Summer’. We won a trophy. Things got better. And it helped people.”

James Freemantle speaks openly about depression and anxiety. Through a number of other videos and interviews, he has encouraged rural communities to stay connected and be conscious of how the isolation of farming can impact on wellbeing. He also offers hope to anyone living with depression.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miEHYTWxRDE

 

It’s great to see someone speaking out and so honestly about depression and anxiety.

 

James is also a big supporter of

R U OK?Day is a national day of action on the second Thursday of September (13 September 2012), dedicated to inspiring all people of all backgrounds to ask each other ‘Are you ok?’

In October 2012, I will climb Machu Pichu for depression and anxiety awareness. The Peru Challenge 2012 will run from October 20-31 and raise much needed funds for Black Dog Institute for the research and awareness of mood disorders. This is a cause close to my heart and I’m doing it honour of my Grandma who lived with depression most her life and also the many friends and other family members who live with this mood disorder. Please donate to my page and learn more about my adventure http://peruchallenge2012.gofundraise.com.au/page/Lovelly

About Lovelly

I'm a true traveller. Even when I'm home, I'm travelling at heart. I'm constantly looking at blog sites on travel and checking out the travel deals and you can be assured that I've got the travel and lifestyle channel on in the background. I'm fun, friendly and adventurous. I'm extremely passionate and driven and once I decide I'm doing something, there is no stopping me! I want to incorporate my passion for travel, exploring and excitement into my everyday life. So blogging it is! View all posts by Lovelly

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