6: Check In: Mental Health with Frances Carlton
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, the Share the Load series will reveal stories of Australian truck drivers. The stories will promote connection, discuss key industry issues and challenges, and inspire ideas from drivers, for drivers on ways to feel healthier and happier while on the road.
Today Frank chats with Frances Carleton. Frances is a counsellor and psychotherapist of six years and before that had spent some time truck driving.
Frank chats to Frances about mental health, how you can identify symptoms and seek help.
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considers the many challenges faced by drivers and offers simple, evidence-based actions designed to support drivers. The initiative aims to get drivers thinking about how small actions can make a big difference, helping them be as well as possible while keeping the wheels turning!
If you or someone you know is having a tough time there is always support.
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1800 IN GEAR (1800 464 327) – Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm AEDT.
– Call 13 11 14 for crisis support at any time.
Lifeline Chat – available online from 7 pm to midnight AEST.
Lastly, a reminder that the information shared in this podcast is general advice only and does not take into account your personal situation or needs. Where appropriate, please consult a health professional first.
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