Jim Stanton talks about how she regained her belief that life is worth living
Stand-up comedian and stage producer Jim Stanton seems bright and bubbly but ongoing depression almost brought the show to end for this lovely young woman.
Coming from a rural background, Jim says she was always a natural performer but after moving away from home, struggled to find her feet without her supportive family close by.
“I just felt so alone and so abandoned…I found myself in the middle of this city where I didn’t know what to do with myself, she says. View the replay here
She shares with Mike King and Dr David Codyre how it took a major crisis for her to seek the help from family and friends that she needed but wouldn’t ask for.
“The studio at Radio Live – the mics, TV cameras and cables everywhere – can be kind of intimidating for some guests. Jim wasn’t fazed however, says series director Marcus Clayton. “She has this quiet poise and tells her story in an easy, matter-of-fact manner, but she learned the hard way that life is worth believing in. “I think that events in her life and will resonate with certain viewers and hopefully they will be motivated to seek the right help as a response.”