Category Archives: trauma

SUPPORT A MATE

Support a mate is about helping farmers, their families and rural communities through tough times such as drought. Support A Mate Rural Outreach is about helping connect farmers, their families and rural communities to support services and a regular outreach … Continue reading

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FAMILY DRUG SUPPORT

As featured in The Country Web No: 59 Edition. Today’s family faces many challenges including alcohol or other drug use. Sometimes this can dominate a family for years and everyone can be affected—parents, siblings and friends. Children of drug or … Continue reading

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Men’s Matters with Greg Millan – Depression: Don’t go it alone

As featured in The Country Web  Number 59 Spring 2013 edition. A lot of men can think that depression and anxiety are signs of personal weaknesses but they are serious medical disorders just like heart disease or gout. They can darken … Continue reading

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Jessica Brown – changing lives one sister at at time

As featured in The Country Web Number 59 Spring 2013 edition. Jessica Brown is the founder and CEO of Life Changing Experiences Foundation and its SISTER2Sister mentoring program, which has changed the lives of hundreds of young women across NSW. She … Continue reading

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If you think you’re having a bad day – watch Janine Shepherd and be inspired!

Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal — until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Her message: you are not your body, … Continue reading

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Recovering from Trauma Series FREE very useful practical resources

With all that has been going on we thought you may like to know about these free resources around dealing with trauma for children, adults and communities. The Recovering from Trauma Series is a three-part conversation between the wonderful Petrea … Continue reading

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