In tonight’s Australian Story, TV executive Adam Boland will talk about his struggle with mental illness and how he contemplated suicidal thoughts following his much-publicised breakdown following the launch of Channel Ten’s Wake Up and Studio 10.
Back in December, Boland wrote for The Hoopla in an attempt to raise awareness and change attitudes around mental illness. Ahead of tonight’s program, we’re re-running his moving story to continue the discussion.
Here’s what he wrote on 9 December 2013:
Across the years, media writers have called me everything from “television’s morning maestro” to a “wunderkind”. Lazy tags which masked what I knew to be true.
At the ...