Jonny is is one of the most important figures in mental health right now.
He first rose to prominence through his campaign #findmike, where he took to social media to help find the stranger that saved his life when he was feeling suicidal. He’s since gone on to tell his story all around the world, reaching millions of people, and we’re honoured to have him join us today to talk about the following:
03:44 – What was going through his head the moment he decided to end his life
06:20 – Is suicide a choice?
10:01 – What it was like when Neil first approached him
11:16 – What was it specifically about Neil that helped?
14:01 – How he;s coping now? And what are some strategies he uses to help manage his mental health
17:06 – How Mindfulness has helped with his recovery
20:40 – Advice for young people who are feeling suicidal
25:30 – Jonny tells us about his new campaign, ThinkWell
And be sure to check out his new campaign ThinkWell, which aims to make mental health education compulsory in schools.