"My mission is to improve the
Mind Health of all Australians and bring
about a significant reduction in our suicide
rate in Australia today.
In 2003 after several years building a successful career in London, Anthony returned to his home town of Adelaide. He was a typical 28-year-old, meeting the stereotype of an ambitious male seeking his dream job. Privately and shamefully, however, he was living a daily battle with anxiety and depression.
October 2003, feeling overwhelming shameful for the way he was feeling, being scared of being judged he continued to ignore the signs. On November 7th 2003, sleep deprived, on anti depressants and suffering from depression, at 7pm that night he made a significant attempt on his life. A stroke of sheer luck saw him survive. It was during his incredible five year recovery, he discovered a rehabilitation program that became known as the Lifeback Tracker.
Numerous close friends and business peers began to ask Anthony to meet for coffee, during which they would confide in him and reveal their own mental health challenges. Each time, he shared his own steps back to good mental health.
four steps to better mind health.
Its perfect to be used by anyone first confronted by life challenges effecting ones thoughts feelings. Good mind health and wellbeing has become Anthony's life passion. Today he is on a mission, having been given a second chance at life, to help others avoid going down the same path he did.
Mind health and wellbeing is one of the biggest challenges facing corporate organisations and our community today.
Anthony's story and award-winning
Lifeback Tracker - 4 steps to better mind health
has seen him become a regular guest speaker at community, health, education and business workplaces throughout urban and rural Australia.
"Anthony was simply outstanding. In his own unique way, with heart, humility and humour, he had such a powerful story to tell about
his own experiences around suicide and mental health."
Anthony Hart is a nationally recognised Mind Health advocate, author and speaker. His honest, open approach and impactful story, has made him a speaker growing in popularity with audiences from large corporate workplaces to regional mens' community groups. He speaks to diverse groups telling his unique story of mind health, and step by step rolls out easy to follow Wellbeing Workshops across Australia.