John Denholm: Founder
Age 27, John founded S.A Brothers in late 2017 after seeing an gap in the system regarding help for Men in the state and dealing with his own personal issues.
John works for Snowyhydro taking care of the maintenance and project planning work for three diesel power stations here in S.A.
John has completed his Mental Health First Aid Certificate and the Suicide Prevention course.
Age 37, Jarrad has been a member of S.A Brothers since the beginning and more recently, joined the Admin team in mid 2018.
He currently lives and works in Hong Kong as a pilot. He has been involved in the aviation industry for the past 19 years.
There is much more work to be done in the Mental Health area, particularly for men Australia wide. Jarrad sees S.A Brothers as the perfect platform to help give back to those that need this support.
Jarrad has completed his Suicide Prevention Course.
Age 43, John has worked in various industries from printing, government, education, ministry, youth work, operations management, and currently restaurant management but he has also worked with a wide range
of people with substance abuse and Mental Illness.
John came on board in early 2019 after having suffered from depression and social anxiety.
John has completed his Suicide Prevention course.
Age 46, Daniel has been in the plumbing industry for 30 years. Married with 4 boys all who are now young men.
He has been through a divorce with children involved and previously owned his own business with its ups and downs. Through that he has learnt how to cope and adapt to both the good and bad times in life.
Daniel came on board in early 2018 and brings a broad range of life experience to the team making him a valuable asset.
Daniel has completed his Suicide Prevention course and Mental Health First Aid.
Age 25, Cameron is studying Mechanical Engineering part-time at University, while also working as an Assistant Engineer concurrently.
Cameron suffered the hardest months of his life as the group was just
starting out back in late 2017 and was helped by the members to get through. Cameron came on board mid 2018 to help give back to the group that had helped him through his darkest times.
Cameron has completed his Suicide Prevention course and Mental Health First Aid.
Age 37, works in the hospitality industry and loves to BBQ. Rik's passion is helping other fathers spend time with their children. He also wants to help younger blokes become better role models for the future generation.
He came on board in Mid 2018 after having someone close to him go through some serious Mental Health issues.
Age 39, Craig has been involved in many industries including horticulture, warehousing and now works as an outback tour guide.
He came on board after being involved in a serious workplace accident that left him unable to walk properly for 3 months. He has had close friends suicide and at once stage found himself contemplating it.
Craig is now committed to making a positive impact on people's lives and sharing his life experiences.
Craig has completed his Suicide Prevention course.
Age 39, Leeroy has been a member of SAB 2018, Member of the Admin team since 2019 and is the gentle giant of the group.
With a background in protective services, a colourful upbringing and his own personal battles with mental health, Leeroy believes strongly in the fight against the stigma around men’s mental health. With a focus on inclusion and social interaction within society, he is dedicated and desperate to make a positive impact on the community and fight the good fight.