Hugo Toovey opens up about how he neglected his mental health during his cancer battle and now realises that he shouldn't have. Find out more about Hugo below:
Hugo Toovey is a Welfare Officer in the Australian Army, a two-time cancer survivor, and a passionate mental health advocate. He is also the founder of 25 Stay Alive, an organisation on a mission to educate and inspire the younger generation to be proactive with their physical and mental health.
Having survived testicular cancer, bowel cancer, multiple invasive surgeries, months of painful treatments, and ongoing battles with his mental health all in his 20s, Hugo is no stranger to adversity. Throughout it all, he has managed to maintain his sense of humour and inspire others to look after their own wellbeing.
In addition to his work with 25 Stay Alive,, Hugo is also a proud Community Ambassador for Movember, and he hosts a mental health podcast called Behind the Uniform.
Find out more about 25 Stay Alive here - https://www.25stayalive.com/
Listen to Hugo's podcast here - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/behind-the-uniform/id1530303803