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24 Hour Marathon - Hallam Senior College

27th September 2018 Reading Time: 2 minutes Domestic Violence, General, Programs for Schools. 1203 views.

The students of Hallam Senior College recently completed a 24 Hour marathon to raise awareness for victims for family violence and to promote the upcoming screening of 'Call Me Dad.'

A child's behaviour is like an iceberg

16th September 2018 Reading Time: 1 minute Parenting, Behavioural Change, Communication, Relationships, Teenagers. 4561 views.

When you look at an iceberg, on the surface you are only seeing a fraction of what is really going on underneath. Underneath is a jagged, complicated mass of problems.  Much like a Child’s behaviour.  What you see on the surface, is not a true reflection of what is really going on underneath. As a parent, when a child misbehaves or lashes out, we need to look past the surface.  90% of what is going on is actually underneath the surface.  Is our child getting everything they need?

ABC documentary 'Call Me Dad' explores what happens when violent men try to change

16th September 2018 Reading Time: 1 minutes Anger Management, Behavioural Change, Domestic Violence, Masculinity, Media, Men's Health. 1304 views.

Call Me Dad' follows a group of men through a behaviour change program for family violence perpetrators who want to change

"Call me Dad" Screening and Q & A Panel

6th September 2018 Reading Time: 1 minute Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Behavioural Change, Media, Men's Health, Relationships, Parenting. 2078 views.

Screening of "Call Me Dad" Thursday 1st November 7pm-10pm at Hallam Senior College.

Family violence still effects the Children even if they are not directly abused

27th August 2018 Reading Time: 3 minutes Anger Management, Domestic Violence, General, Masculinity, Parenting, Relationships. 2156 views.

Family violence is called as such because even if the behaviour is only directed towards the Mother, the children are still very much effected. Sometimes 'staying together for the children', is not necessarily the best thing.

Values in a relationship VS self values

6th August 2018 Reading Time: 5 minutes Equality, Relationships. 1985 views.

As living human beings, we all have our beliefs, morals and values that we adhere to. These are the things that are important to us and are the catalyst for how we live our lives. It helps us to set our goals, wishes and wants for the future. When we are living life in a way that aligns with our values, we usually feel that life is good, and things are going to plan. What happens though if the things we are doing or the people that are close to us are not reflecting these values?

How unexpected kindness can change a life

5th August 2018 Reading Time: 1 minute 1284 views.

Professor of Neurosurgery, James Doty, M.D., tells a touching story of how one interaction can alter the course of a person’s life.

Mid life stress and anxiety in men

21st July 2018 Reading Time: 6 minutes Anger Management, Communication, General, Men's Health. 2994 views.

A lot of middle aged men are struggling.  While they put on a brave face, they are secretly fighting with their own anxiety and stress. They may struggle to contain these feelings and sooner rather than later, it can become an anger management problem and they lash out.  So what stresses are they dealing with and what can they do about it?

Do you know what your triggers are?

15th July 2018 Reading Time: 3 minutes Anger Management, Behavioural Change. 2071 views.

Blaming your anger on someone else is 'justifying your behaviour' while anger outbursts that scare or intimidate others is a form of abuse. To avoid the outburst in the first place, it is good to identify the triggers that cause us to erupt. Read Dave's advice and download our free Trigger Worksheet.

Women's FREE information night

4th July 2018 Reading Time: 1 minute General, Feminity, Behavioural Change. 1168 views.

The Team at Heavy M.E.T.A.L would like to invite you to a special free information evening, for women only, on Thursday 19th July 2018 from 7:00-9:30pm. The information evening will be held at the Library of Fountain Gate Secondary College, Josephine Avenue, Narre Warren.