Video – a series of videos in which John Kirwan continues to challenge attitudes & public perceptions towards depression.
John Kirwan on recognising depression
John Kirwan recounts when he first discovered he had depression. As an All Black it had a significant impact on his international sporting career, until he learnt to come to terms with the illness and begin his journey to wellness. Now JK is leading the campaign to make all New Zealanders aware of this mental illness and inspire them to get the help they need to recover.
Living with depression - Sir John Kirwan
In his adopted home town in Northern Italy, Sir John Kirwan takes us through his strategies for living with depression.
A conversation with John Kirwan
Thousands of men and women have been able to address their own experiences of living with depression after this rugby legend opened up and shared his experiences. Sir John Kirwan is attributed with having changed attitudes and public perceptions towards mental illness through the Government's National Depression Initiative started in 2006.
(Attitude Live, 2012)
John Kirwan: 'All Blacks Don't Cry', acknowledging mental illness and seeking help
Ex All Black John Kirwan joins Megan Banks on the Good Living show to discuss his new book 'All Blacks Don't Cry'.
(Canterbury TV, 2010)