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The Pros and Cons of the Government Funded Mental Health Plan

28th January 2019 Reading Time: 4 minutes Anger Management, Behavioural Change, Men's Health, General. 12502 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.

Depression over the holidays

1st January 2019 Reading Time: 5 minutes 1330 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.

Domestic Violence reports increase over the Christmas period

6th December 2018 Reading Time: 12 minutes Domestic Violence, Anger Management, General, Behavioural Change, Bullying. 1463 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?

Toxic masculinity: Helping men understand the impact of their behaviour

1st December 2018 Reading Time: 11 minutes Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Men's Health, Media, Behavioural Change, General, Masculinity. 2255 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.

Rising levels of domestic violence has experts seeking solutions

26th November 2018 Reading Time: 5 minutes Media, Anger, Anger Management, Behavioural Change. 1118 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

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

25th November 2018 Reading Time: 25 minutes Behavioural Change, Anger, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, General. 1572 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.

Death from domestic violence

19th November 2018 Reading Time: 2 minutes Anger Management, Behavioural Change, Domestic Violence. 1456 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.

White Ribbon Day 2018

19th November 2018 Reading Time: 1 minutes Anger Management, Behavioural Change, Domestic Violence. 1026 views.

White Ribbon Day is Friday, 23 November. This year's theme is "Together, we can end men's violence against women in our community." Here is how you can get involved.

Q & A Call Me Dad Screening

10th November 2018 Reading Time: 1 minutes Media, Anger Management, Behavioural Change, General. 836 views.

If you missed the Q & A at our recent screening of Call Me Dad, check out the video!

Dandenong Star Journal - Hard road to make change

8th November 2018 Reading Time: 1 minutes Media, General. 983 views.

The Dandenong Star Journal recently printed an article highlighting the recent 24 Hour Marathon held at Hallam Senior College