Celebrity Mentorships

Raising awareness and reducing stigma for the fight against mental health

Forward Focused is fortunate to have the support of well-known individuals who talk openly about their personal experiences.
They continue to provide messages of hope and encouragement to others by choosing bravery and speaking out about their personal experience to raise awareness and reduce stigma.

Lucas Browne Professional Australian Boxer

Lucas Browne is a professional heavyweight boxer and former mixed martial artist and kickboxer, hailing from New South Wales.
In February of 2012, Browne became the Australian heavyweight champion by knocking out Colin Wilson in three rounds. He went on to hold the WBA heavyweight title in 2016.

This Professional Aussie Boxer has fought more than just his opponents in the ring. Lucas is open about his own challenges with mental health, particularly when it comes to being a male athlete in the public eye. Browne will be using his skills in boxing along with his own personal mental health journey, to provide guidance and support for our FFG participants.

Forward Focused Group continues to fight for mental health and the removal of it’s stigma
with
the gracious support of our valued mentors

If you are in the public eye and want to share your story as a FFG mentor, click here to get in touch!

Help is always waiting

If you or someone you know is in an emotional crisis and requires urgent support,
please contact the below services for assistance

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800

Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467

Lifeline
13 11 14

For more services, visit healthdirect.gov.au