Where there’s a Will inspiring the Upper Hunter

WITH the World Health Organisation forecasting that mental illness will be the greatest burden to mankind by 2030, with one in every four people suffering a mental illness at some stage in their life, with suicide rates in rural areas significantly higher than those...

Some resources to help you, help your kids!

While nearly 500 people made the most of the opportunity to hear from leading child and adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg’s during his visit to the Upper Hunter earlier this week, we realise plenty more couldn’t make it.  We took plenty of notes and...

Youth: Wussification and other alarming trends

“The bad news is that the youth suicide rate in young women has doubled in ten years and in boys and girls presentations to psychologists and psychiatrists has tripled over the last ten years with young people with mental health problems, so it’s a pretty gloomy...