In November 2003, Anthony Hart made a significant attempt on his life. Through a remarkable stroke of luck, he clung onto life and survived. Since then, Anthony has been on a mission to empower men to identify and address challenges before they escalate into serious mental health issues.
During his arduous recovery, Anthony developed the Lifeback Tracker – a free self-help tool to assist anyone dealing with the early signs of stress, anxiety or depression. It provides users with four simple steps to help achieve better mind health.
Having seen too many locals lose their life to suicide, Anthony and friend and farmer Gavin Schuster created Save our Mates, Chew the Fat Nights. Supported by a community for men only, the free events are held in regional South Australia throughout the year.
With the tagline “Blokes would rather hear your challenges than your eulogy”, Chew the Fat nights enable men to grab a feed, drink some beer, hear from everyday Aussie guest speakers who share their stories, and most importantly, to talk.
Anthony is also a speaker and workshop facilitator engaged across Australia to share his story and inspire men to take better care of their mental and physical wellbeing.