About Us

About Us

Behind The Barriers Ltd is a Mental Health and Wellbeing Foundation providing FREE, IMMEDIATE and CONFIDENTIAL support to Racing industry Participants and immediate family members suffering Mental Health Issues due to the demands of the Industry.

It offers a 24/7 telephone support service directly to a senior psychologist with immediate referral to a clinical psychologist where required. This service is entirely FREE and includes your first 3 sessions with a clinical psychologist.

Stop hating yourself for everything you arent and start loving yourself for everything you already are!!!Jason Petch (Founder)

Our Mission
We are dedicated to educate, promote and offer a healthy lifestyle and well-being for racing industry personnel challenged by mental illness in Australia.

It’s Time For Change

It is a known fact that mental illness affects 1 in 5 Australians. Sadly, racing and breeding industry statistics amongst it’s participants show an alarming 1 in 3. Strapppers, trainers, jockeys and many more participants are susceptible to this illness due to the demands and expectations the industry places upon them.

In the news

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#afterthelast – Pt 1

#afterthelast interview with with Jason Petch, 09 April 2018, Part 1 (10min)

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#afterthelast – Pt 2

#afterthelast interview with with Jason Petch, 09 April 2018, Part 2 (5min30)