Mental Health

Mental Health


Mental Health Questions

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Hi IM's, I am in Melbourne, locked in for at least 5 more weeks. I have a 10 month old baby who is teething, and trying to walk (cue falling, crying etc) I'm back at work 2 days a week which means she is in daycare and is going great there. My partner is struggling with depression and anxiety. His...
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So I have a friend. We've known each other since our kids started school (they're now in their last year of primary school). My friend is the type of person who'll tell her whole life story to anyone who'll listen, regardless of how uncomfortable it makes people. The first time we spoke she told me...
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I’m not even sure how to start this so here we go. My DD, who is 10, told us at the start of the year that she was gay. We later found out that a girl she was hanging around had told her she was her girlfriend and proceeded to isolate her from the other kids. Our daughter is very shy, quite and...

Mental Health Blog Posts

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This is an inspirational read, this story is written by a beautiful woman who wished to remain anonymous. She shares her story of being an abandoned young mum who suffers from depression. This young woman has been through so much, she is truly an inspiration. - Kristy I was 17 when I fell pregnant with my now 3yr old little girl. There are many reasons surrounding this occurring but the main one...
Depression is something that will be with me forever. It may not be ‘active’ if you like, but it will be something that I will have to be mindful of. Just recently I found myself slipping back into depression , depression comes in the form of being ‘pushed down’ and a dark cloud comes over. It’s like it just appears out of t he blue. It’s very hard to see clearly and to lift the feeling of...
Besides the practical changes in my life I allowed myself plenty of time to slowly cut out the antidepressants and made sure there were no external stresses in my life.
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