TW: This article mentions suicide. Jock is a fit, healthy man. A man who runs marathons. A public speaker. A man filled with the joy of life, and yet only a few years ago he was barely functioning as a human being.Jock's mother, Dianne, describes him in those days as ‘overweight, depressed and lethargic, sometimes sleeping 20 out of 24 hours’.‘It was a desperate, awful time,’ she says. ‘Jock probably weighed about 170 kilos.
He was bloated, and looked terrible. He had no social life or social skills, and had trouble taking anything in or communicating.
We were in despair.’In his early twenties, Jock had been diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Obsessive-compulsive disorder and Anxiety.Read more on sane.org