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Guest Bloggers 2013

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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National Day of Action Against Bullying & Violence

Today is the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence.  We believe in the mantra of “If you see it, call it” to ensure bullies everywhere know their behaviour is unacceptable. If you see bullying on Facebook, call it, there’s a great page on how you can here:  https://www.facebook.com/help/420576171311103/  beyondblue have also recently put together a cyberbullying fact sheet, which is accessible from
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Keep Me Safe Tonight

At Capril we don’t advertise and we are not affiliated with any organisation other than beyondblue. Having said that, I (Megan) would like to point you in the direction of a pozible project.  There is a film trying to get made about the truth of how widely suicide affects Australians. You can find all the information you need on the pozible project page HERE.
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Remembering Richard

Remember me? Ok, enough Capper. Today marks 4 years since Richard Marsland took his life and left us.  This is the man for whom Capril was created.  We honour his memory today as we remember his brilliant comedic skills and delightful personality.  He was a true gentleman who demonstrated his care for others on a daily basis. If a man like this can lose
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capril motion – south australian parliment 2nd May 2012

The Hon. G.A. KANDELAARS (16:57): I commend the Hon. Tammy Franks for moving the motion before us today, a motion which endeavours to highlight Capril, an initiative raising awareness of depression in our community. The campaign encourages members of the community to wear a cape in the month of April as a sign of ‘cape-ability’, and I note that the funds raised will go to beyondblue, a national depression initiative.
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depression and your relationship

Have you noticed how people treat you when you are depressed? Depression affects your relationship with others in negative ways if your depression is not overcome. Why do depressed people shun intimacy and drive people who are close to them away? To understand this, we need to know how a depressed person’s mindset works.
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clarification with retro hotel

We would like to take this opportunity to state that Capril is in no way affiliated with The Retro Hotel event. Capril does not endorse events that require the consumption of alcohol as this is a serious issue for some of those who have depression. The Retro Hotel created their event well after we started and were not aware, they do express their best
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Guest Blogger Anonymous

This person wanted to share their story, but remain anonymous, so here is their story:   As a long time listener and fan of Get This, I have been well aware of, and celebrated Capril since it’s inception. I used to be ‘that’ odd girl that you couldn’t be quite sure… if you actually did see…oh wait, yes, she is wearing a cape. What
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