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Are You Ok?

Hey there Guys, I was reading a post on Bipolar Bear’s blogĀ about a fantastic Australian’s suicide prevention program called “R U OK?” This programme has been put together to help broach the fear and mis-information about suicide in particular in those under the age of 35. Suicide is the biggest killer of Australian men and […]

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Could It Be Depression?

Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to touch on a very important topic, depression. Australian statistics show that one in six men will suffer with depression and recent studies show that these rates are even higher among gay men. Combine this with the statistic that men have over a three time risk of lethal suicide, […]

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Understanding Grief

Hey there Guys, Today I woke to find out that a friend and colleague had passed on. I’m angry. He was so young and a bloody nice bloke. I’m sad that such a caring and talented man could be taken from the world. I am numb. Despite my training, each time I lose a friend, […]

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