Mental Health: The forgotten side of mine safety

Mental health has always been a taboo subject, especially so in the mining industry. But for many men in the industry, it is an every day part of their lives. Statistically, men are more likely to suffer from depression and other mental health...

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The Charter of Peer Support

The “Charter of Peer Support” The Victorian Mutual (Peer) Support Self Help Network has just published the “Charter of Peer Support”. This document has been developed by men and women and their family members who have lived through a range of...

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Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Drug and alcohol are related to 80% of mental issues. They are powerful chemicals able to change our pattern of thought and our behaviour. Most of us would have experienced in our lifetime the effect of these powerful drugs on the brain...

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