Entries by Jumo Health

Mental Health: Anxiety and Depression

1 in 5 young adults has a diagnosable mental health condition; 50% of these begin by age 14. In this episode, we speak with Gianna, a junior in high school who has lived experience of depression, anxiety and a suicide attempt. She shared her story with us to help start a conversation and bring to […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Family Matters

Today, we’ll be focusing on family and parents – an important topic for young people who have a spinal cord injury. In our last episode, Dom spoke of his experiences and struggles with maintaining independence on a personal level. Today, we’re going to concentrate on relationships with family members and the challenges that may arise […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Self-Care and Independence

Dom, who suffered a C5/6 spinal cord injury when he was 23 years old, and Dr. Adrienne Epps, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Rehab2Kids at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick, talk to us about self-care and independence. Though taking good care of yourself may often require the help and assistance of others, it’s important to […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Relationships

Today, we talk to Dom, an advocate for people with disabilities who suffered a C 5/6 spinal cord injury, and Dr. Adrienne Epps, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Rehab2Kids at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick, about love and relationships after a spinal cord injury. This type of injury and the changes that come as a […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Mental Health

The sudden life changes that accompany a spinal cord injury can have a massive impact on your mental health. On this episode, Dom explains to us how he struggled and ultimately managed his depression, anger and fear. We also speak to Dr. Adrienne Epps, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Rehab2Kids at Sydney Children’s Hospital […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Health and Lifestyle

Led by Dom, a former member of the Royal Australian Air Force with a C5/6 spinal cord injury, today we’ll get into health and lifestyle, what Dom’s experience has been, and some helpful things to keep in mind. We’ll also be hearing from Dr. Adrienne Epps, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Rehab2Kids at Sydney […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Dom’s Story

Everyone’s experience and prognosis after a spinal cord injury is different – no two injuries are the same! This can be extremely frustrating and confusing, but whether you have suffered a spinal cord injury, or have a friend or loved one who has, it may be helpful to hear the story and experiences of someone […]

Understanding Autism Audiobook

David needs help explaining his autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to his friends. Axon helps Nathan, Jeremy and Katie learn more about the signs of ASD, how people with autism process information, and how to help people with ASD live normal and happy lives. Sign up for more resources at JumoHealth.com.

Understanding Hemophilia Audiobook

The Medikidz take Steve on a journey through the human body to learn more about living with a rare bleeding disorder known as hemophilia, preventing bleeds, and how to explain it to his friends and family, in this audiobook version of our award-winning comic book Understanding Hemophilia. Sign up for more resources at JumoHealth.com.