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John Murch talks to Alisson and Peter Marsland

Radio is an intimate medium and for many people, Richard Marsland was and remains their inspiration. John Murch set about to find out more about Richard’s life and he spoke with Alisson and Peter Marsland, Richard’s parents.
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Anonymous – What it’s like dealing with Australia’s mental health system

I’ve tried to access mental health services through my GP. For three months I kept attending appointments to have the long session, which would get me access to mental health services under medicare. Every time, the doctor was too busy. I changed doctors, same issue. The GP’s can deal with physical problems fine, but mental health, that’s not important.
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Capril 2015 is just around the corner…

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

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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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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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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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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Guest Blogger @agreencow

This is @agreencow’s story of her experiences living with depression.   There’s a bit of a difference between a physical illness and a mental illness, and how you get treated for each. If you have a physical illness, say a broken arm, people can see it, they are use to it, and they know how to treat you. When it comes to a mental
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