PTSD Survivor's Journey An Example for Others Overcoming Trauma

PTSD Survivor's Journey An Example for Others Overcoming Trauma

Three years ago, Sean Norton was suffering crippling post-traumatic stress and depression after losing a friend in a car crash. On Monday, he started work at printWest at TAFE Orange, having completed his printing apprenticeship at Bathurst through Skillset and Spatial Services on Friday. And he was also nominated for a coveted NSW trade award recently. The reason for his transformation? His decision to “reach out and get help”. Mr. Norton hopes his story will serve as an example for those fighting mental illness. “It’s been a struggle over the years. It didn’t get any easier and I just kept doing what I was doing and...

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