ODB Guide » Walking For Life


    • 49 posts
    January 17, 2020 2:57 PM NZDT

    "In my early thirties I suffered a major breakdown, was hospitalised and put on a gruelling merry-go-round of pills - anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, mood stabilisers, and tranquillisers following diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression and anxiety stemming from childhood sexual abuse.

    I struggled to stay alive during this time, was unable to work, and as I disconnected myself from friends and family I retreated to the small confines of my room, hiding under a veil of shame.

    I never thought I would recover, but through intensive counselling and therapy I fought to regain my life ........................."

    Share in Ivan's amazing and inspiring story as he shares his road to recover - Walking for Life.