When John took out income protection insurance he didn’t imagine the significant role it would play in his life.

Like many people, John thought that income protection insurance only covered physical illnesses and that the sole focus of his insurance company would be his return to work.

John was to find out that not only was his depression covered, but that his experience with BT and their life insurance company proved to be a lifeline.

Listen to John’s moving story in the video below.

Depression is a real illness. Health professionals and insurance companies play an important role in raising awareness of this condition in the community and how it can be treated.

Important information: Information is current at [June 2015]. This information is general information only, it does not constitute any recommendation or advice and has been prepared without taking into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs so you should consider the appropriateness before making a decision in relation to BT Protection Plans. You should also consider the BT Protection Plans Product Disclosure Statement (‘PDS’) and consider whether the product is right for you. The PDS explains conditions, terms, limits and exclusions and is available from your financial adviser. The Insurer of BT Protection Plans is Westpac Life Insurance Services Limited ABN 31 003 149 157 (‘the Insurer’). BT Protection Plans is issued by the Insurer except for Term Life as Superannuation and Income Protection as Superannuation which are issued by Westpac Securities Administration Limited ABN 77 000 049 472 (‘WSAL’) as trustee of the Westpac MasterTrust ABN 81 236 903 448. The Insurer and WSAL are wholly owned subsidiaries of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 (‘the Bank’). The Bank does not guarantee the insurance. © BT Financial Group – A Division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141.