Tag Archives: Australia

Ben Farinazzo | Officer | Gold Medallist | Husband | Father | Survivor

Ben was born in Brisbane and has Aboriginal and Italian heritage. He attended boarding school at The Southport School, Gold Coast. At age 16 he joined the Australian Defence Force and served as an Army Officer. In 1999, he deployed on active service as part of the International Force in East Timor. Following a decade… Read More »

Embracing holistic healthcare

Naturopathic medicine is about having a deep understanding of the human condition. It is addressing nutrition, sleep, exercise, managing stress and harnessing the body’s healing abilities. Petrea King, naturopath, author and founder of ‘Quest for Life Foundation’, speaks on why naturopathic medicine is about treating the whole person, not just a disease. Visit https://www.scu.edu.au/national-centre-for-naturopathic-medicine/ to… Read More »

25 Push-up Challenge | I did it! | I'm Done

#25pushupchallenge Day 25/25 #25pushupchallenge To help raise awareness for PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Anxiety and Depression that lead people to commit suicide. The rules are simple: ✅ Once you are nominated, your 25days start the following day. ✅ Everyday you record yourself doing 25 push up even you have to drop your knees. ✅… Read More »

Christian copes with PTSD in Australia

Christian copes with PTSD in Australia Best free Bible app: Text, commentary on every Bible verse, three audio files for every chapter: text, message and youth message. No ads, no popups. For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.carelinks.bc for Apple / iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bible-companion/id1475914490 . Free hard copy Bible with commentary from http://www.carelinks.net Carelinks Christadelphian Ministries. Source: Youtube

Soldiers suffering from PTSD are being taught ancient skills at bladesmithing school | ABC News

At a historic homestead south of Canberra, soldiers suffering from PTSD are being taught an ancient skill, to help them forge out a new direction in life. Read more here: https://ab.co/30NZ1Z9 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE… Read More »


Day 20 of 25 Thank you Kevin Mew for nominating me to do the ‘25 push-ups for 25 days’ challenge. This is to raise awareness for those suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), anxiety and depression. The results of which can be tragic for many and can touch all of us at different points… Read More »

Armed Forces veterans dealing with PTSD on the back of a horse | ABC News

Military veterans with mental health issues are getting help from an unlikely quarter. Remount is a volunteer organisation based in Browning, about an hour north of Canberra. It uses horses to break the cycle of post traumatic stress disorder. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on… Read More »

Army veteran calls for access to legal cannabis to help treat PTSD | ABC News

The horror of war doesn’t stop when soldiers return home, with many suffering mental health issues including post-traumatic stress disorder. Over the past two decades there have been at least 400 suicides among Australian veterans. Today, a veteran of two tours of Afghanistan is making an impassioned plea for government support to use medicinal cannabis… Read More »

Ex-Royal Marine's suicide came amid fears his PTSD would be discovered

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 Ex-Royal Marine’s suicide came amid fears his PTSD would be discovered | Sky Australia Autos Former Royal Marine shot himself after fearing colleagues would discover his PTSD, inquest hears #Sky_Australia_Autos Source: Youtube

Assistance dogs are helping bushfire first responders with PTSD | 7.30

For emergency workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, the loyalty and friendship of an assistance dog can be truly life changing. That’s why a whole new generation of support dogs is being trained to help the first responders who attended this summer’s devastating bushfires. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-20/ptsd-assistance-dogs-bushfire-first-responders/11982998 For more from ABC News, click here:… Read More »

Puppies at Guide Dogs Victoria

All of #GuideDogsSingapore’s current guide dogs are from Guide Dogs Victoria. Here, we observe some puppies at Guide Dogs Victoria. :’) Only 40% of these puppies will graduate to become guide dogs. Guide dog puppies are specially bred from the best guide dog parents and undergo 2 years of stringent training and selection. Dogs that… Read More »

Day 4: 25x Pushup Challenge

Day 4 of the #pushupchallenge I will be conducting 25 push ups for 25 days to help raise awareness for things such as PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), anxiety and depression that drives people to committing suicide. The rules are simple # once you are nominated your 25 days starts the following day. # everyday… Read More »