Personal Stories

Lived experience of mental illness

These stories are from carers and consumers and those working in mental health, many of whom are also carers and consumers.

At One Door Mental Health we understand what it means to live with mental illness as a carer or consumer.  80% of our staff are either consumers or carers.  Many of our staff work permanent part-time, enabling them to manage work and home life better.

Hear their stories, in their own words.

Personal Stories
Personal Stories - Carol-Anne1
Carol-Anne. Receptionist. Carer. Matriarch. English Teacher. Museum Collection Manager.
Personal Stories - Bruce1
Bruce. Consumer. Pioneer Clubhouse member. Poet. Budding author
Sandra. Support Group Leader. Carer. Mum. Wife. Grandmother.
Elvis. Regional Manager. Social Worker. Refugee. Muslim. Carer. Dog Owner.
Emily A. Young Carer. Artist. Ukulele enthusiast.
Kevin. Carer. Nurse. Volunteer.