Depression. It's a battle. One that too many people sadly cannot conquer, or even know how to begin to tackle.
Recent studies in Australia show that a person takes their own life every three hours. Men in particular are still stigmatised when it comes to looking after their mental and emotional wellbeing, and this contributes to the fact that there are so many men who not only find themselves in a depressive state, but get stuck there; sometimes for the rest of their lives, or worse still, reaching the point of ending their own lives.
Something needs to change, and stories like Rick's are exactly what are needed.
Rick Williams would be considered by many to be your average, Aussie male, and there's no doubt that his story will sound awfully familiar to most young males living in today's society.
As you read his brutally honest words, share in his pain, confusion and challenges, you will soon realise just how inspiring it is to find out how he has been able to overcome it.
I am the Architect of my own Destruction is the powerful, real life story of this incredible young man's journey from the absolute depths of depression, to living a full and purposeful life.