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.

Are you facing a mental health challenge?

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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 better or worse, today’s youth are more connected than any previous generation. Research shows that 91 per cent of Australian teens use a smartphone and spend more time than ever on social media.&...

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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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Breaking the cycle for youth at risk
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1 April 2022

Luis and his young son now enjoy a stable home and a "life that is good". New program empowers and equips youth to turn their lives around  As National Youth Week approaches (4-14 April), Hilary ...

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Managing anxiety
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28 March 2022

The courage to change what we can, accept what we can’t, and the wisdom to know the difference  Words Jo-anne Brown After days of heavy rain, homes and roads were flooded, thousands of peo...

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Rusty to the rescue
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25 March 2022

Rusty brings a special joy and comfort to children who need him the most. Young labradoodle a popular addition to Wagga Salvos school program  Rusty to the rescue  Words Jessica Morris ...

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