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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alert: No more lies, our children should not see suicide as the solution

“18 years young, Phillinka died on October 18 last year. At the time, at her anguished mother’s request I wrote of the loss of Phillinka and of so many others in the Kimberley. 2,628 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

Foster kids see services cut in budget standoff

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Two months without a budget, and now foster children in some parts of the state are struggling because of it. They’re the youngest victims of the budget standoff. 341 more words


Better By Monday

Can a negative feeling be positive?

Dear Pete & Kate,

Negative feelings and negative self-talk are not two of a kind. One big difference is that a negative feeling isn’t bad to have, but negative self-talk is. 449 more words

Mental Health Services

Never Have I Ever...been Dunked

Never Have I Ever

The other day, I was eating my delicious Gyro slices and pita at Mac’s Café and Restaurant and pondering what I could do with the rest of my evening. 443 more words


Age Ain't Nothing But A Number

Recently it feels that wherever I look a new story comes out about mental health and how it is affecting our young people. I have a variety of emotions over these stories. 639 more words

Mental Health

Working in a messed up system

Whilst scrolling through my Twitter feed this morning I noticed a retweeted message by one of the accounts I follow. It was a message from somebody called Paul Kirby (@paul1kirby). 1,121 more words

Mental Health

Out. Loud and proud.

I’m about to give away one of the worst kept secrets in blogging history.

I’m a private person and talking openly about my mental health issues isn’t easy for me. 996 more words

Mental Health