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Nathan Bolton Nathan Bolton i(28369745 works by)
Gender: Male
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'Nathan Bolton a former Special Operations Engineer, deployed twice to Afghanistan as part of the Australian Special Forces. He worked alongside the Commandos and the SAS, as they landed time and time again in hostile enemy territory. He faced a formidable adversary upon returning home: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depression. After hitting rock bottom, Nathan finally became aware of the rigid stoic views that were stalling his recovery, and although a torturous journey, it also bared a gift of no comparison. Here, he not only learned to overcome his demons, but also began to use the pain of his past to support others walking down the same road.

'Nathan is now a mental health advocate who promotes mental health awareness, stigma reduction, and help-seeking behaviours. With a singular mission to inspire and empower individuals to seek support during times of crisis, Nathan has dedicated himself to various advocacy roles. He has served on esteemed councils and committees, including the SA Premier’s Council on Suicide Prevention and WellbeingSA’s Community Advisory Committee for Mental Health. As the State Representative of the Special Operations Engineers Regiment Welfare Association and Director of Bolton Brothers, a men's psychology company, Nathan extends support to those in need, offering wellbeing and resilience training.

'Nathan continues his quest as a keynote speaker, and more recently as a published author, using the experiences of his past, the mistakes that he made and the lessons that he learned along the way, to prevent others from making the same mistakes as he did, and to show the true strength and courage of vulnerability.' (Amazon)

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