Friends of former AFL Player Agent Ricky Nixon are relieved that he’s getting the help he needs, after being rushed to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne for mental health issues.

He took to Facebook yesterday, threatening to join his mate Danny Frawley who died last month and prompting friends to get in touch with police.

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14. There is also an anonymous online chat service available between 8pm and 4am AEST at Lifeline.org.au, or visit Beyond Blue’s website.

For crisis assistance, call 000.