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Depression: A Personal View?

Last week was Mental Health Week, and there has been a focus in the Australian media on mental health issues in the entertainment industry. Yesterday, I found a pile of old manuscripts in a filing cabinet in my shed, and discovered among them this essay that I wrote in the early 1980s, when I was working contracts as an editing assistant in film and television. Like most of my writing […]

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Mental Health and Me

Mental health issues are everybody’s problem: they impact our communities and our relationships with each other. Periodically throughout my life, I have experienced symptoms of depression and anxiety, as did my parents. My father died in 1994, when I was studying to become a counsellor. When I learned about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, my experiences as a child, my mother’s stories, and my father’s inexplicable moods and behaviours suddenly all made […]

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