Tag Archives: Australia

PTSD Post traumatic stress disorder is real. #ptsd #posttraumaticstressdisorder #Australia

PTSD Post traumatic stress disorder is real. This once only video explains PTSD symptoms,originally brought to the worlds awareness by Lady Gaga & now Fishing with Steve D. We support Lady Gaga in this matter 110% #PTSD #posttraumaticstressdisorder #bassfishing #bass #Australia #Queensland #Brisbane #fishingwithsteved #ladygaga #lake #dam #outdoors #fish #fishingbait #fishing #lurefishing #australianbassfishing Inspiring Exciting… Read More »

Veterans say equine therapy is helping them cope with PTSD and anxiety | ABC News

Australia’s defence forces have a long tradition of working with horses but not like this. Personnel and war veterans are increasingly using horses to treat conditions like PTSD and anxiety. There’s not much data that supports the benefits of equine therapy, but the participants of the program say it’s making a real difference to how… Read More »

Traumatic birth experiences haunt parents, prompting calls for midwifery care reform | ABC News

Up to one in three Australian women have experienced birth trauma and as many as one in ten women emerge from childbirth with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) according to researchers, who said the problem has increased. Australia’s peak lobby group Maternity Consumer Network blamed the problem on ‘over medicalisation’ in birth. Director Alecia Staines… Read More »

Memories of a psychiatric hospital – part 1

I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I was only diagnosed with bipolar disorder in a psychiatric hospital. The PTSD diagnosis came later, even though I was suffering from PTSD in hospital. Some of my memories of the psychiatric hospital. I can only really sum it up as feeling like… Read More »

Day 1119 of 6901 for Suicide Awareness (Glorious Weekend!)

Day 1119/6901. Push ups for Veterans suffering from PTSD, 22 of whom commit suicide daily. I am a serving member of the Royal Canadian Air Force and am pledging to do a set of push-ups to my maximum each day until the end of my contract in 2035. Please like and share to spread awareness.… Read More »

Founding Oz Kiwi – mental illness vs nasty politics

I loathe politics. I made another short video with some of the reasons why. I avoid politics and other triggering topics. One of the reasons I avoid politics is that people make personal attacks rather than just disagreeing with opinions, especially on social media. When I am in a bipolar mania or hypomania episode though,… Read More »

Government to fund therapy dogs for Australian veterans with PTSD | ABC News

Australian war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will now have access to therapy dogs under a new fully-funded Government program. The dogs are highly trained to detect signs of distress and perform specific tasks to ease symptoms including waking up their owners from nightmares. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY If you’re… Read More »

Day 1101 of 6901 for Suicide Awareness

Day 1101/6901. Push ups for Veterans suffering from PTSD, 22 of whom commit suicide daily. I am a serving member of the Royal Canadian Air Force and am pledging to do a set of push-ups to my maximum each day until the end of my contract in 2035. Please like and share to spread awareness.… Read More »

Day 1090 of 6901 for Suicide Awareness

Day 1090/6901. Push ups for Veterans suffering from PTSD, 22 of whom commit suicide daily. I am a serving member of the Royal Canadian Air Force and am pledging to do a set of push-ups to my maximum each day until the end of my contract in 2035. Please like and share to spread awareness.… Read More »