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Tag: Mental Health

Movember: It’s time to get growing

Growing facial hair and playing a board game may be the most masculine way of tackling men's health this month. As Movember launches its annual month-long campaign this Sunday 1 November, those...

Mr Perfect cooking up companionship

Life has its challenges for Fredric Holten. After living through childhood trauma, he now deals with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. “I’ve spent the past 20 months working through those issues in a...

Call for conversations during Mental Health Month

Many Novocastrians recognise Lyndsay Walker as a super fit athlete who completes a series of physically-demanding challenges in the name of charity. Mr Walker, however, wants to be "the best listener I can...

Campaign encourages community connection

A new recruitment campaign is calling on people in the Hunter to step up and help build a suicide safe community.   National charity Lifeline launched the movement today to encourage residents to...

Think of information as food for the mind

Columnist Todd Sergeant, a Breakfast Show host at 2NURFM (103.7) and Mentor at Mindset 180, discusses owning your mindset - and how it's not the media's fault. There wouldn’t be too many of us who, at...

Knitting, tatting, and a nervous breakdown

When her boss claimed her conversations were “going around in circles” and suggested she needed to “go home”, Alison Evans knew something wasn’t quite right. She had always been a confident, capable, strong...

Hunter hospitals’ report card improves

A fall in emergency presentations and a rise in people waiting for surgery – the latest Healthcare Quarterly report on the region's hospitals is out today and it presented no surprises,...

Clubs join forces for mental health round

Northern NSW Football and Newcastle Netball Association have joined forces to encourage players, supporters, and volunteers to connect with one another this weekend. Initially scheduled for July, Mental Health Awareness Round was initiated...