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The Spark I Needed
Episode 526th November 2021 • Voices On Ageing • Narrative Network
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COTA SA presents: In episode five, Bryan shares honest insights into his mental health challenges. After a series of health challenges and the loss of friends, Bryan found himself feeling very low. A brochure for COTA Social Connections at his local library provided the turning point he needed. Support from his peer volunteer Lizzie, has helped him re-engage with activities and new social groups. Bryan has also found a new determination to enjoy life, and has resolved to be more proactive for his family. 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

COTA Social Connections - 8232 0422

Beyond Blue - Connections Matter


COTA SA is an older people’s movement. Our purpose is to promote the rights, interests and futures of South Australians as we age.

Find out more by calling us on 8232 0422 or at for information, services and events, or to get involved. 


COTA SA gratefully acknowledges the funding for this project from the Australian Government through the Adelaide Primary Health Network (PHN).

Voices On Ageing is produced by Narrative Marketing.




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