“The Promise” is a powerful documentary that follows the compelling journey of Craig Hamilton. The film aims to spark a conversation, an action and a solution for mental health and suicide prevention. As the documentary unfolds, viewers witness Craig’s personal struggles and triumphs, delving into the depths of his emotional turmoil and the impact it had on his life. “The Promise” aims to inspire empathy, understanding, and action, fostering a nation that prioritises mental well-being and supports individuals on their path to recovery.
Produced and directed by Film maker Jye Currie of Green Frog productions, the documentary tells Craig’s story with the aim to raise awareness of the increasing prevalence of mental health issues (particularly depression) in society and to reduce the suicide rate.
9 people die by suicide everyday in Australia. There are more than twice as many people die by suicide every year than are killed on our roads.
CAST Supporting this documentary include:
- Jessica Rowe (Journalist, Author, Mental Health Advocate)
- Paul Harragon (Former NRL Legend)
Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin (Head of Hunter Medical Research Institute & Leading Academic in the field)
Craig Hamilton is one of Australia’s leading Mental Health Speakers
After being diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 2000, Craig has travelled Australia and delivered Keynote Mental Health Presentations in a variety of forums.
In 2005 he became a Beyond Blue Ambassador and has represented the organisation in assisting to de-stigmatise with Mental Health education.
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