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about 2 years ago

Thank you for all your hard work Jess. You've done an incredible job! x


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Judith McNieabout 2 years ago

Thank you for putting all this effort in, and for caring enough not to just blow people off - your form letter will be a lifeline to some. I was one of those who survived - many attempts, but my body is stronger than I give it credit for! A dear, dear friend is one of the ones who didn't make it. I have my horror stories, if you're ever looking for more material!

Thank you again. Knowing that it's not just me, that the system really is as broken as it seems is reassuring - it means I can fight to make it better, somehow.


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Lyndy Campbellabout 2 years ago

Well done jess. Something needs to be done about this. Well done for speaking up. 😊


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about 2 years ago

Well said Jess. I hope you keep up the advocacy but please look after yourself. I know how it feels to invest so much of yourself emotionally into a cause you feel strongly about. Just remember you're already doing a great job, (and more than most), by just talking about this stuff. You can't be all things to all people on top of that.


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Paula Grayabout 2 years ago

This is so well written. I'm sorry for all ypu have been through. Thank you for writing this. It is very accurate.


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Melinda Andersonabout 2 years ago

Hi Jess a friend sent me this- if I had known i would have been happy to share my story. As i was told by my GP it is cheaper to medicate people at $5 a month than get counselling and other help. I've seen the system from the inside out and so many people who just need help tlc and support sad you have to reach the bottom of the pit to get it.


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