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What is Eddy?

Eddy is a network that brings together men who've faced difficult challenges as fathers – such as the loss of a child or raising a child with a disability or mental illness. This is a space where they can tell their stories and help others in the same situation.

LATEST PODCAST

“ While there’s a nano-percent of hope, keep believing. Keep the faith. ”

In August 2019, Grant Morgan’s son Jack passed away from cancer. Grant talks about Jack’s legacy and how his son’s outlook on life continues to inspire him.
Grant Morgan's Story
LATEST STORY

Richard Weisfeld's Story

Richard Weisfeld's Story

“I genuinely believe I'm privileged to have had Max. I consider myself lucky and tell myself that every single day.”

Richard’s son Max was diagnosed with autism when he was three years old. Richard tells Eddy about the highs and the lows of parenting a child with complex needs, the value of having a sense of humour and the importance of taking it one day at a time.

Sharing stories of resilience and hope for fathers

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OTHER PODCASTS
  • Ben Walton's Story

    “Have goals. If you've got something to focus on, it really does help.”

    Ben’s son Chester was born with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Ben talks to Eddy about his pragmatism, the power of setting goals, and refusing to take no for an answer when it comes to his child’s future.

  • Nick Prichard's Story

    “It’s not the journey you thought you were going to have, but it's a really rewarding time.”

    Nick’s youngest child Joe was diagnosed with autism before his second birthday. Nick talks to Eddy about how much he treasures the time he spends with Joe, and the importance of a calm and positive attitude.

  • Grant Morgan's Story

    “While there’s a nano-percent of hope, keep believing. Keep the faith.”

    In August 2019, Grant Morgan’s son Jack passed away from cancer. Grant talks about Jack’s legacy and how his son’s outlook on life continues to inspire him.

  • Richard Weisfeld's Story

    “Some of the funniest people I've ever met are the ones that have experienced the bleakest situations.”

    Richard tells Eddy about the highs and the lows of parenting a child with complex needs, the value of having a sense of humour and the importance of taking it one day at a time.

  • Mike McCarthy's Story

    “You do have to be kind to yourself, and recognise the fact that whatever you're going through, it's okay”

    Former TV journalist Mike McCarthy tells us the story of his son’s suicide in 2021. Mike reflects on his thoughts and feelings, the impact of the grief, and his motivation to keep campaigning for mental health.

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