Ruth's Story: The Mental Health Impacts Of The Family Law Court System

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm

This week on Brainwaves we talk to Ruth, a family violence and social justice campaigner and advocate. Ruth is here today to talk about her lived experience of surviving family violence, including ‘image-based abuse’ and multiple forms of systemic and legal abuse.  Ruth is committed to being part of the change, to improve safety and support for women and children who are leaving, or who have left, violent or abusive relationships.


A content warning about todays show we will be discussing family violence, if you feel that this content may be distressing please tune out now, and should you need support after listening to the show today please know you can contact Lifeline on 131114.

Wednesday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.


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