Mental Health

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Mental Health

We believe that everyone should be able to enjoy a sense of belonging, safety, dignity and good mental health. You don’t have to face mental health challenges alone. Help is out there and we’re here for you.

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Belonging to something bigger than ourselves
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28 July 2022

Overcoming loneliness and social isolation  In the second of our two-part series, Salvos Magazine talks to Salvation Army counsellor Warren Draney and case manager Maris Depers about loneliness and social isolation.  Salvos Magazine: Are social isolation and loneliness issues that you see in your work?  Warren Draney: Loneliness is definitely an ongoing problem. The statistics show ...

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The unseen struggle
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28 July 2022

Understanding the impacts of social isolation   Salvos Magazine has recently spoken to different people experiencing social isolation. These people come from all walks of life and are often not s...

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Life in a very different world
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22 July 2022

Sadly, the number of people struggling with isolation is growing, both nationally and around the world. These people come from all walks of life and backgrounds and are usually not seen, or known abou...

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The desire for better connection
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26 June 2022

Teens struggling to navigate social media in a pandemic world  Words Anthony Castle  I need a better connection!” You’ve probably heard this cry from many young people. For bet...

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Living in limbo
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19 June 2022

The hidden uncertainty of asylum seekers as they wait to belong  Words Cliff Worthing Who would know that Maryam*, the smiling lady handing you the best kebab you have ever tasted, is experiencin...

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God's repair shop
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17 May 2022

Restoring the lives of the abandoned and rejected  Words James Burns My wife and I have recently become fans of the British television show, The Repair Shop.  Each episode features three peo...

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Running in an imagined spotlight
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5 May 2022

The power of creation to restore perspective on reality  Words Belinda Davis For the past eight weeks, I have exercised every morning except Sundays.  Now that I’m on a roll, I&#...

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parenting for a peaceful world
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22 April 2022

Talking to kids about war, natural disasters, and trauma. Words Maris Depers Psychologist Maris Depers is a case manager at the Salvos First Floor Program in Wollongong, NSW, and online. The program i...

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A day in the life of ... Olive Mereyato
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1 April 2022

Believing in the potential of young people  Over the coming months, Salvos Magazine will feature different people from all walks of life who are part of the varied work of the Salvos across the c...

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