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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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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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Guest Blogger @MaxMcKelly

Here is a piece from Max McKelly about her experiences with depression.  The original can be found HERE.   The Joy of Depression The title of this piece actually sticks in my throat. It makes me feel a bit nauseous, as if I am being disloyal to anyone who is in the dark mire of depression, by talking about the one thing that is
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what causes depression

Most people assume that depression is caused simply by recent personal difficulties or a chemical imbalance in the brain. Depression however, is often caused by the mix of recent events and other longer-term or personal risk factors.
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Always Remember

Just a reminder that there is always help available! Make sure you talk about anything you’re going through, even when it feels like no one understands, give people a chance to understand.  You’ll be surprised how much people want to help if you give them a go. And beyondblue is always an endless wealth of resources, make use of them!


Capril For Me Is…

It’s time I wrote about Capril from my own perspective.  It’s been wonderful having so many contributers to Capril this year, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share with you what it means to me. As a lot of people, I was a huge fan of ‘Get This’ and I got on board Capril as a joke originally.  After the tragic loss
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