WHEN Darryl and Kerry Cox went to see their family doctor he advised the couple to go out and make memories, and take lots of photos. Darryl has already been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and was suffering severe short-term memory loss. Following their doctor’s advice the Cox’s embarked on a Mediterranean cruise of a lifetime. “We took lots and lots ... Read More »
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In countries across the world the jury is still out on the effects of drugs on society and individuals’ health, however a case in Queensland reflects softening attitudes and changing laws against some drugs. QUEENSLAND parents who pleaded guilty to treating their five-year-old son’s autism with cannabis oil, recently walked free from court in what the judge described as an ... Read More »
CLAIMS of male privilege should fall on deaf ears after recent data demonstrates a heartbreaking trend among Australian men. In 2017, the number of deaths from suicide in Australia was more than 3000. Of those deaths, three-quarters were men, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The rate of suicide deaths per 100,000 people was 12.7 in 2017, compared to ... Read More »
CATHOLIC chaplains have reacted to the findings of a new youth survey, saying the high number of young people concerned about mental health should be a call to action to the Church as well as Australia’s mental health sector. “Young people are calling it as they see it, with all their hopes and fears and expectations,” state chaplain at Mission ... Read More »