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Latest news, media releases & updates.

Pornography and relationships

17-Feb-2019 general, Relationships. 1002 views.

For a lot of people, pornography is a form of entertainment.  It is sometimes encouraged as a healthy stimulant to a relationship and to enhance intimacy within a couple.  What is not often talked about however, is the effect that pornography can have on relationships and a person’s mental health.

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Help Javen get to Cambodia

13-Feb-2019 general, Media, Teenagers. 372 views.

Let’s all get together and help support this young man who is working towards helping others in need. Follow the link in the article and hear his request. Help Javen get to Cambodia

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Cardinia Communities Safety-T-Net

11-Feb-2019 Teenagers, Programs for Schools, Apps and Resources, general, Parenting. 335 views.

We highly recommend Cardinia Safe-T-Net as a great resource to assist Children and families by offering advice and information of who they can talk to when they are feeling unsafe.

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'Traditional masculinity' and mental health: Experts call for gendered approach to treatment

05-Feb-2019 general, anger, anger management, behavioural change, Media. 459 views.

'Traditional masculinity' and mental health: Experts call for gendered approach to treatment by ABC NEWS

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Domestic violence and a simple tool called the 'No Test' could identify an abusive partner

31-Jan-2019 anger, anger management, behavioural change, Domestic Violence. 541 views.

Domestic violence and a simple tool called the 'No Test' could identify an abusive partner - Article by ABC NEWS

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The Pros and Cons of the Government Funded Mental Health Plan

28-Jan-2019 anger management, behavioural change, Men's Health, general. 1427 views.

When you decide time has come to seek help for your mental health, the first step is usually to make an appointment to see your GP for a consultation. They are likely to refer you to the Medicare subsidised Mental Health Treatment Plan. Before proceeding, it is important to understand the pros and cons and how this may affect you down the track.

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Depression over the holidays

01-Jan-2019 415 views.

While there is a myth that suicide increases over holiday periods such as Christmas, it is simply not true. Historically, suicide rates are usually at their lowest in December. What is however a possible risk over the holidays is depression.

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Domestic Violence reports increase over the Christmas period

06-Dec-2018 Domestic Violence, anger management, general, behavioural change, Bullying. 551 views.

Historically, police and emergency services will tell you that they always expect a peak in reports of domestic violence incidents over the Christmas period. What causes these spikes in incidents?

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Toxic masculinity: Helping men understand the impact of their behaviour

01-Dec-2018 anger management, Domestic Violence, Men's Health, Media, behavioural change, general, Masculinity. 647 views.

Article by ABC NEWS: We're in the group therapy room in an unremarkable building among the business parks of Sydney's outer suburbs. Bob is here to take part in a men's behaviour change program that addresses domestic violence.

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Rising levels of domestic violence has experts seeking solutions

26-Nov-2018 Media, anger, anger management, behavioural change. 394 views.

Heavy M.E.T.A.L Group was recently featured in a write up with the courier mail - Rising levels of domestic violence has experts seeking solutions

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The only way violent men can change is if they want to

25-Nov-2018 behavioural change, anger, anger management, Domestic Violence, general. 518 views.

Article posted from ABC NEWS: Shifting the culture that fuels domestic violence will take generations, experts say. Until then, one strategy for stamping it out is men's behaviour change programs. But do they work? ABC News was allowed inside one to find out.

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Death from domestic violence

19-Nov-2018 anger management, behavioural change, Domestic Violence. 405 views.

According to White Ribbon, in 2017 there was an average of one woman killed every week as a direct result of domestic violence. This year, that number has grown.

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