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Debunking myths surrounding family violence

10-May-2019 anger, anger management, triggers, behavioural change, Domestic Violence, general. 286 views.

There are a lot of myths surrounding family violences, with many 'excuses' wrongly labelled as a cause. Let's look at some of the common myths surrounding family violence.

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The Drum ABC News

05-Apr-2019 anger, anger management, behavioural change, Domestic Violence, Masculinity, Media, Men's Health. 154 views.

On The Drum which aired on Tuesday April 2nd, The panel discusses expectations of men, men's mental health, and physical violence.

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Digital Self Harm

25-Mar-2019 280 views.

Self harm can be a range of things from psychological to physical abuse. While it is something we mostly associate with physical acts such as a person cutting, there is a very new worrying trend becoming more common with adolescent teens - in particular males. Digital Self Harm.

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A night with Parkdale Primary School Dads

02-Mar-2019 235 views.

Dave joined the Parkdale Primary School Dads for a screening of Call Me Dad

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Pornography and relationships

17-Feb-2019 general, Relationships. 273 views.

For a lot of people, pornography is a form of entertainment.  It is sometimes encouraged as a healthy stimulant to a relationship and to enhance intimacy within a couple.  What is not often talked about however, is the effect that pornography can have on relationships and a person’s mental health.

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Help Javen get to Cambodia

13-Feb-2019 general, Media, Teenagers. 168 views.

Let’s all get together and help support this young man who is working towards helping others in need. Follow the link in the article and hear his request. Help Javen get to Cambodia

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Cardinia Communities Safety-T-Net

11-Feb-2019 Teenagers, Programs for Schools, Apps and Resources, general, Parenting. 133 views.

We highly recommend Cardinia Safe-T-Net as a great resource to assist Children and families by offering advice and information of who they can talk to when they are feeling unsafe.

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'Traditional masculinity' and mental health: Experts call for gendered approach to treatment

05-Feb-2019 general, anger, anger management, behavioural change, Media. 224 views.

'Traditional masculinity' and mental health: Experts call for gendered approach to treatment by ABC NEWS

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Domestic violence and a simple tool called the 'No Test' could identify an abusive partner

31-Jan-2019 anger, anger management, behavioural change, Domestic Violence. 373 views.

Domestic violence and a simple tool called the 'No Test' could identify an abusive partner - Article by ABC NEWS

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The Pros and Cons of the Government Funded Mental Health Plan

28-Jan-2019 anger management, behavioural change, Men's Health, general. 417 views.

When you decide time has come to seek help for your mental health, the first step is usually to make an appointment to see your GP for a consultation. They are likely to refer you to the Medicare subsidised Mental Health Treatment Plan. Before proceeding, it is important to understand the pros and cons and how this may affect you down the track.

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Depression over the holidays

01-Jan-2019 241 views.

While there is a myth that suicide increases over holiday periods such as Christmas, it is simply not true. Historically, suicide rates are usually at their lowest in December. What is however a possible risk over the holidays is depression.

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Domestic Violence reports increase over the Christmas period

06-Dec-2018 Domestic Violence, anger management, general, behavioural change, Bullying. 347 views.

Historically, police and emergency services will tell you that they always expect a peak in reports of domestic violence incidents over the Christmas period. What causes these spikes in incidents?

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