Man's best friend | When it's time to say goodbye

I’ve always loved animals, all creatures big and small. From as early as I can remember simply being around an animal made me feel at peace. As a kid, being at the zoo or on a farm was my version of heaven. Although I can understand why people shudder in fear around some animals, I’ve never  really understood people who can’t stand any of them.

Despite this love of all things animal, there has been one animal that has had the greatest influence.


I spoke with Linda Morris from the Sydney Morning Herald

Interview with Linda Morris for the The Sydney Morning Herald -

"Personal accounts like Schwartz's take courage and are uncommon, especially those that show the outcomes need not be bleak, says the eminent clinician of adolescent mental health, Professor Garry Walter. In Australia each year around 100 teenagers aged 15 to 19 – mainly male – suicide, many of whom are depressed."