DEPRESSION + EXERCISE – During this interview Holly opens up about her biggest challenge of being diagnosed with depression and the affect that this had on every aspect of her life. She openly shares on the difficulty of hearing that news and the steps that she took to overcoming and beginning the road to recovering. Holly shares on her motivation for competing the Iron Man and how she felt the moment she crossed the finish line for the first time.
Depression can cause people to think a lot about death, dying, and sometimes cause them to want to die. If you are feeling like this it is important that you let someone know. This might be someone who is a friend or a family member but you could also ring the following numbers:
Lifeline 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP)
Suicide Crisis Helpline 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
Healthline 0800 611 116
Depression Helpline 0800 111 757 or free text 4202
Youthline 0800 376 633 or free text 234