Sep 20 2023
Testaments to the power of human spirit
In this episode, we delve into the narratives of two extraordinary individuals who've navigated the depths of darkness, only to emerge as beacons of strength and resilience. Imbi Pyman, a mother of three, carries with her a lived and living experience of the impact of suicide. Her youngest son endured a devastating trauma at the age of 12, casting a shadow of fear over their lives. Four years ago, Imbi turned to Lifeline for support, she now works passionately with her husband to improve services and offer hope to those on similar journey.Danny Flaus, a proud Worimi man and father of two. Danny and his wife, Jac, faced the unimaginable loss of their 14-year-old son, Brady, to suicide in 2018, after he endured severe bullying at school. Their grief transformed into a resolute ambition to ensure that others know help is available during the darkest times.These are stories of pain, resilience, and hope – narratives that remind us that suicide does not discriminate. LINKS & RESOURCES: Call Lifeline anytime on 13 11 14Send a text to Lifeline at 0477 131 114Chat live with Lifeline at www.lifeline.org.auFollow @lifelineaustralia on Instagram Follow @LifelineAust on TwitterLike @LifelineAustralia on FacebookCREDITS Hosted by Ruben Proudly presented by Lifeline Special thanks to Tom for sharing her story. Lifeline would like to acknowledge the lives lost to suicide and recognize those who have survived suicide attempts. And those who struggle today or in the past with thoughts of suicide, mental health issues and crisis situations, we acknowledge all those who have felt the deep impact of suicide, including those who love, care and support people experiencing suicidality and those experiencing the pain and bereavement through suicide. We respect collaboration with people who have a lived or living experience of suicide and mental health issues and value their contribution to the work we do.