Capril 2015 is just around the corner…

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In just a few short weeks, Capril will kick off once again. We hope to be able to help remove the stigma with depression, anxiety and mental health issues. This year is a little more personal for myself, Angus, as in 2014 I was diagnosed with depression.
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Being a Dad with Depression – and dealing with it

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Being a Dad is great, dealing with depression is not so great and being a Dad with depression can be tough. Everyone gets sad from time to time and I think it’s good to have moments of sadness and depression in our lives so we can stop and take stock of why we are feeling this way and do something about it.
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Introducing Anxiety

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A wonderful new campaign was launched today by beyondblue.  There is an excellent article about it from The Vine here. Societal understanding of depression has been increasing slowly but steadily, which is a wonderful thing.  Now it’s time to turn the spotlight onto anxiety. Before help comes, the condition needs to be recognised.  Ben Mendelsohn stars in this new campaign aimed at helping people
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Last Day of Capril 2013

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Well this is it for another year.  It’s the final day of Capril 2013, so there is still time to swirl on a cape and donate some money to the wonderful work of beyondblue: the national depression and anxiety initiative. We are once again so thankful for all the support shown to us by everyone who has involved themselves in this wonderful cause.  Thank
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Emotional Health During Early Parenthood

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Having a baby is one of the biggest life-changing experiences you’ll ever have. Some women describe feeling joy, achievement, relief and strength after giving birth. For others, however, the experiences of giving birth and caring for a new baby are vastly different from what they were expecting.
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21 Tips

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Original article here (mild language warning)   21 Tips to Keep Your Shit Together When You’re Depressed. A while ago, I penned a fairly angry response to something circulating on the internet – the 21 Habits of Happy People. It pissed me off beyond belief, that there was an inference that if you weren’t Happy, you simply weren’t doing the right things. I’ve had depression for
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Guest Bloggers 2013

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We’re looking for guest bloggers again this year. If you’ve had/do have experiences with depression/other mental illness you’d like to share, then please think about being a Capril guest blogger.  I’ve had lots of feedback saying how valuable it is to read about the experiences of others.  It makes people feel less alone.  If you want guidelines on how to write you can ask
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