Dean Lucas has spoken about his childhood on a recent episode of the Gypsy Tales podcast, including the above section about a suicide attempt.
Dean wanted to spread his story as far as possible to help others who may be feeling in a similar situation. Before publishing, we spoke to Dean about the podcast and he wished to add the following comment:
The full podcast can be watched below or you can find it on Apple Podcasts here
, or your podcast app.
If you're struggling with any of the issues raised in the podcast, it's important to talk to someone you trust. Let family or friends know what's going on for you. They may be able to offer support and help keep you safe.
These free helplines are also there to help when you're feeling down or desperate.Australia
- 13 11 14Canada
- Crisis Services Canada
- 1.833.456.4566New Zealand
- 1737, need to talk?
- 1737United Kingdom
- 116 123USA
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A full list for more countries can be found, here