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Improving Physical Wellbeing! Forming habits based around staying fit and active are important to improving overall health. Whether it is walking the dog, cycling with friends, taking the stairs or going to the gym, healthy habits around exercise and being active will help improve quality of life, mental health, weight management and minimise your risk of numerous medical conditions. #MHW23 ... See MoreSee Less
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Open Arms - Veterans & Families Counselling is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week on 1800 011 046.
Safe Zone is free, anonymous and confidential and is available 24/7 for current and former serving Australian defence personnel on 1800 142 072.
The Defence All-hours Support Line is a confidential phone and online service for current serving ADF members and their families, available on 1800 628 036.
Families of serving personnel can also contact the Defence Family Helpline on 1800 624 608.
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Stress Management refers to a wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person’s levels of stress and is usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning. Stress produces numerous symptoms which vary according to a persons situation and severity. These can include physical health decline as well as depression. The process of stress management is
CBT is a form of psychotherapy that has been demonstrated to be effective in helping to people to overcome a wide variety of problems, including those involving depression and anxiety. It is based upon scientifically-informed principles of human psychology and its effectiveness for many problems has been supported by hundreds of scientific studies. CBT focuses
Depression is more than just a low mood or feeling sad – it’s a serious illness. While we all feel sad, moody or low from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely, for long periods of time and often seemingly without reason. People with depression can find it hard to function every day and
PTSD is a potentially debilitating anxiety disorder triggered by exposure to a traumatic experience such as an interpersonal event like physical or sexual assault, exposure to a disaster, accidents, combat or witnessing a traumatic event. There are three main clusters of symptoms: firstly, those related to re‐experiencing the event; secondly, those related to avoidance and
Everybody at times feels anxious, experiences real fear or is scared. In situations where we are actually in danger, fear is a healthy way of protecting ourselves. It alarms us to a threat and makes sure that we can react quickly. When we are anxious we worry about things in the future or things that
Problem-solving is a mental process and a critical skill that involves discovering, analyzing and solving problems. The ultimate goal of problem-solving is to overcome obstacles and find a solution that best resolves the issue. Problem solving is a systematic approach that will assist you to resolve many of the problems that we all face in everyday
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects two to three percent of the population (more than 500,000 Australians). OCD is defined as wanted and intrusive thoughts or actions that are associated with an individual’s attempt to neutralise the emotional impact. It usually begins in late childhood or early adolescence and can cause
Because people change over time so do their relationships Relationship counselling is the process of working with the parties of a relationship in an effort to recognize and to better manage or reconcile troublesome differences and repeating patterns of distress. The relationship involved may be between members of a family or a couple, friends,
Clinical Supervision Paul is a an experience clinical supervisor as well as an educator of supervision theory and practice. No matter what discipline you are from you should consider a safe supervision environment just as important as your clinical work. Staff Education Paul has been a educator for many years teaching mental health literacy to
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