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Improve your Mental Health Raw Fruit & Vegetables

Posted on 23 May, 2018 at 23:40 Comments comments (3)

Raw fruit and vegetables provide better mental health outcomes: Otago, NZ research.

That is the simple message from University of Otago researchers who have discovered raw fruit and vegetables may be better for your mental health than cooked, canned and processed fruit and vegetables.


Lead author Psychology PhD ...

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#Drug-addled suburbs named.

Posted on 6 January, 2018 at 3:10 Comments comments (0)



Alexandria Utting, Gold Coast Bulletin

January 6, 2018 12:00am


STREETS in Southport, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Mermaid Beach are the most drug-addled on the Coast, according to the latest police data.

Southport’s Queen, Hicks and High streets are among the 2017 hot spots for reported drug offences on the Gold Coast, acco...

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Posted on 20 November, 2017 at 5:35 Comments comments (0)

“Hurt people, hurt people.”

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5 Ways To Bust the Blues

Posted on 8 October, 2017 at 5:40 Comments comments (0)


5 Ways to Bust the Blues


Movement releases those natural ‘feel good’ chemicals called endorphins and serotonin.

Exercising gets you out of isolation. If you join an exercise group you get to meet others.

Feelings of anxiety can be relieved through getting out and exercising.

All the above can lead to an improvement in mood therefore, you sleep better.

You don’t have t...

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Know the Signs of Depression

Posted on 8 October, 2017 at 5:30 Comments comments (0)


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Crisis Support

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