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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Self-control in the face of injustice
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20 April 2021

Taking a breath to gain perspective Words Bryce Davies One of my all-time favourite movies is The Shawshank Redemption – the story of Andy Dufrense who is wrongfully sent to prison for the murder of his wife. He is a calm and measured accountant who embraces the harshness and brutality of prison life with patience and strength of character. Despite horrendous circumstances, he overcomes the...

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Changing the impact of the past
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19 April 2021

Unpacking the mystery of anger Words Duncan Morris I have been working on managing my anger for almost 30 years. Today, I counsel men, women and children on how to accept their anger so it does not co...

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Understanding anger
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19 April 2021

Using a misunderstood emotion to rebuild lives and relationships Words Karen Lattouf I think anger would have to be one of the most misunderstood of all emotions. Anger often gets a bad rap. Most peop...

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Beyond a bowl of pasta
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25 March 2021

Choosing joy, even in the toughest times of life Words Jessica Morris I realised I had discovered joy when I was serving someone pasta. I was a waitress at the time, and my workplace was full of chaos...

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Modern slavery - hidden in plain sight
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24 March 2021

Salvos Safe House supports victims of modern slavery and human trafficking Words Simone Worthing On 25 March, Australia will join the observance of the United Nations International Day of Remembrance ...

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A different pandemic
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22 February 2021

Connecting with the lonely on the frontline of life Words Belinda Cassie Not all that long ago, my role as a chaplain found me sitting, quite literally, in a streetfront office. It really doesn’...

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Learning to like myself again
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15 February 2021

Confronting fears and making changes, one step at a time Words Robyn Lorimer It took an overseas trip, knee surgery and losing a close friend to cancer that made me realise I needed to change the way ...

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A beautiful opportunity
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26 October 2020

Salvos supporting youth as mental health issues rise Words Simone Worthing October is National Mental Health Month in Australia. This week we continue our series of articles looking at different aspec...

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Beginning the healing process: Salvos helping domestic violence victims reclaim their lives
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19 October 2020

Words Simone Worthing October is National Mental Health Month in Australia. This week we continue our series of articles looking at different aspects of mental health and the help that is out there, f...

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