Herman's Hands is a Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Clothing Brand.
Who was Herman?
By using clothing as a vehicle for awareness spreading
we can Create Dialogue and Inspire Change.
Herman was my old man. He ended his own life in 2007 and I found his body. I was 15.
My name is Brendan McDonnell and I've shared my experiences in explicit detail on my blog: www.brendanmcdonnell.com
Herman was a Tattoo Artist for over 20 years.
He suffered from Mental Illness and took his own life in 2007.
Breaking down the macho-Aussie-male culture that not only stands in the way of removing, but contributes to the stigma surrounding mental health in Australia.
Herman’s Hands raises awareness and money formental health and suicide prevention in Australia.
Money from profits is donated directly to organisationssupporting mental health and suicide prevention in Australia.
The Herman's Hands van on tour across Australia spreading Mental Health Awareness.
Born in Adelaide, South Australia
Port Adelaide Football Club players Hamish Hartlett, Matt Lobbe and Kane Mitchell supporting Herman's Hands
Create Dialogue - Inspire Change.
Inside the shed where Herman took his own life.
Herman XXIV.VI.LXII - XVII.XI.VII
Through Herman's Hands we can create something better.
The Sun Through the Clouds.
Herman's Hands Launch Party in Herman's shed - July, 2016
Herman was my dad and this brand acts as his hands from wherever he is now
CREATE DIALOGUE - INSPIRE CHANGE.
Graphics inspired by Herman's tattoos from the 70's and 80's.
Together we can help prevent the doom and gloom that took my dad from reaching others.