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2018 Blog

#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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ADDICTION ISOLATES US

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

“Hurt people, hurt people.”

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Know the Signs of Depression

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

 

Crisis Support

Call 000 (triple zero) for immediate assistance

Crisis Assessment Team – Call your local hospital

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

Lifeline: 13 11 14

 

 


 

Crisis Support

Call 000 (triple zero) for immediate assistance

Crisis Assessment Team – Call y...

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Drinking Yourself into Depression

Posted on 8 October, 2017 at 5:20 Comments comments (0)



YOUR BRAIN

Researchers are learning more and more each day about the chemicals in the brain. Some people refer to ‘depression’ as a ‘chemical imbalance’ in the brain, however, it is more than that. Genetic vulnerability severe life stressors, some medications, drugs and alcohol, and medical conditions can all affect the way the brain regulates mood.

PERSONAL FACTO...

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Know the Signs of Domestic Violence

Posted on 19 September, 2017 at 0:25 Comments comments (0)


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

WHEN ONE PARTNER FEELS THE NEED TO CONTROL AND DOMINATE THE OTHER

 

Reasons for abuse:

• low self-esteem

• extreme jealousy

• difficulties in controlling anger and other strong emotions

• feel inferior to the other partner in education and socio economic background

• traditional beliefs have the right to control t...

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