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Suicide is no joke

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Today is National Suicide Prevention Day.  A day to raise awareness about suicide.  It also ties in with R U OK Day in the hopes that people will check in with their loved ones to make sure they are doing ok.  Statistics say that at least 6 people commit suicide in Australia everyday and a further 30 will attempt suicide. read more

Depression is more than sadness

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Two posts, one day blah blah but I have my ranty pants on and the 140 characters of twitter meant that I would be kicked off for spam after posting 50 tweets in the space of 5 minutes.

What’s got my goat you ask? A little old show called Offspring.  Unless you are living under a rock, then you will know that they killed off one of the main characters of the show last night.  Social media had a meltdown (at least the people on mine did) and cries of noooooo were heard through the night.  I’m not here to begrudge a persons reaction to a beloved character dying, hell I cried like a big skirt when Dumbledore died (if you don’t know who I am talking about then you are dead to me).  What I have an issue is the outcries of ‘I’m so depressed because Patrick died’. read more

Mental Health..more than just the surface

Mental health self esteem

I have made no secret of my disdain for the local public mental health system.  I seem to get handed the bottom of the barrel case manager and lately the doctors are not much better.  I am currently seeing the head psychiatrist..but this doesn’t mean that I am receiving better treatment for my Mental Health. read more