Adam Schwartz - Lived Experience Lead

Adam is an in-demand, well established author and public speaker with lived experience of depression and suicide.  He has a degree is Philosophy and Sociology from Macquarie University. Adam travels widely telling his story, as well as sharing the insights and knowledge he has gained from his experiences.

As an advocate, and speaker, Adam gives presentations, participates on panels, as well as advises a wide range of organsiations including HSBC, AVAAL Group, Management Consultancy International, NSW Health Benchmarking Forum’s, Mental Health Matters Conference, New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, the Sunday Telegraph ‘Can we talk?’ forums, Limmud-Oz, Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, the Black Dog Institute’s ‘Expert Insights’ Forum, Eastern Sydney Suicide Prevention Network, Sydney Jewish Writers Festival, Wizo Australia, Golden Key International Honour Society, the MOTH Sydney, Australian Human Rights Commission, The Black Dog Institute, Lifeline, RUOK, Headspace, Anglicare, Jewish Care, Suicide Prevention Australia.

Adam has been featured on 2GB, ABC News, the Daily Telegraph, the Sydney Morning Herald, ABC TV: Tonic, ABC Mental As, Weekend Sunrise, ABC Radio, Mamamia and New Zealand National Radio.

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