Depression

“Before the Family Support Group, I felt so alone”

By |2018-08-13T09:47:48+10:00August 13th, 2018|Addiction, Alcohol, Be inspired, Depression, Happiness, Proven strategies|

Everyone thought Kathryn was living the dream -- a North Coast lifestyle, three young boys, and a husband of 19 years. Before walking into her first Family Support Group session last year, nobody outside of her family knew the shame and anger she carried as the partner of someone living with mental health and drug [...]

Our anxiety and depression epidemic: over-reliance on social media could be a factor

By |2017-08-05T13:32:58+10:00August 5th, 2017|Addiction, Anxiety, Be inspired, Depression|

Speaking at a Science of Happiness forum, "Dr Tony Fernando from the University of Auckland, pointed to an increasing dependency on activities associated with the brain's excitement-pleasure circuitry for the rising levels of anxiety and depression in teenagers today. Prominent in this cerebral circuitry is social media." Read the article   [...]