Raising mental health awareness with Wayne Schwass from Puka Up

We are back for 2018! On our first episode for the new year, Sean chats to Wayne Schwass, former AFL footballer and now CEO and Founder of Puka Up. Having battled silently with his own mental health for much of his sporting career, Wayne is now a dedicated mental health advocate, committed to raising awareness about mental health, emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention.

On this podcast you'll learn about:

  • The meaning behind Puka Up and their purpose of being authentic and genuine to enable open and honest conversations about mental health
  • What Wayne used social media for to amplify advocating for mental health which led him to Puka Up
  • The power of the Puka Up podcast
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