Ask about Nicholas de Graaf
Key Points
  • Nicholas de Graaf is a mental health advocate who deals with a list of personal mental health issues and being a positive role model for others.
  • Founder of MAWS, Mental Awareness With Sports.
  • Mental health first aid.
  • Grin reapers podcast in 2020 with famous bodyboarder Ryan Hardy talking about Nick's and Ryan's mental health journey with bipolar.
  • Bronze medaling, surf rescue certificate and Australian recognized surf instructor.

 

Topics
  • Youth mentoring
    Educating kids on the importance of education, mentoring them on the damages that bullying can cause.
  • Surf lessons
    Teaching kids how to surf and educating them on beach safety.
  • Mental health support
    Supporting kids who are effected by mental health and educating them on mental health.
  • Personal training
    Training people to help loose their medication weight.
  • Sport activities and social events with positive mental health chats
    A great community outing where people can feel comfortable opening up about their mental health challenges and getting the support whilst playing sport.
  • Mental health awareness through lived experiences
    Raising awareness and educating others about my own mental health experience.
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