Footballer opens up about battle with depression

South Colac footballer Nick Cole has opened up to the Colac Herald about his battle with depression to help bring down some of the stigma that still clings to the discussion of mental health in our community. The Roos will dedicate a match to mental health awareness in 2017.

Six years ago Nick Cole attempted suicide by driving his ute into a power pole following a secret battle with depression.

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One Response to “Footballer opens up about battle with depression”

  1. Good on him for speaking up about it. With him being a footballer, it may help others within the league to speak up. There is not shame in depression or any other mental or physical illness.
    Well done Nick. ?

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