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Debunking myths surrounding family violence

10th May 2019 Reading Time: 6 minutes Anger, Anger Management, Triggers, Behavioural Change, Domestic Violence, General. 2516 views.

There are a lot of myths surrounding family violences, with many 'excuses' wrongly labelled as a cause. Let's look at some of the common myths surrounding family violence.

The Drum ABC News

5th April 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes Anger, Anger Management, Behavioural Change, Domestic Violence, Masculinity, Media, Men's Health. 979 views.

On The Drum which aired on Tuesday April 2nd, The panel discusses expectations of men, men's mental health, and physical violence.

Digital Self Harm

25th March 2019 Reading Time: 4 minutes 891 views.

Self harm can be a range of things from psychological to physical abuse. While it is something we mostly associate with physical acts such as a person cutting, there is a very new worrying trend becoming more common with adolescent teens - in particular males. Digital Self Harm.

A night with Parkdale Primary School Dads

2nd March 2019 Reading Time: 1 minute 1229 views.

Dave joined the Parkdale Primary School Dads for a screening of Call Me Dad

Pornography and relationships

17th February 2019 Reading Time: 5 minutes General, Relationships. 2327 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.

Help Javen get to Cambodia

13th February 2019 Reading Time: 1 minute General, Media, Teenagers. 597 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

Cardinia Communities Safety-T-Net

11th February 2019 Reading Time: 1 minute Teenagers, Programs for Schools, Apps and Resources, General, Parenting. 942 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.

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

5th February 2019 Reading Time: 8 minutes General, Anger, Anger Management, Behavioural Change, Media. 819 views.

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

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

31st January 2019 Reading Time: 6 minutes Anger, Anger Management, Behavioural Change, Domestic Violence. 817 views.

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

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. 5392 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.