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Willing and Disabled

2019 Open Documentary - Focus on Ability Short Film Festival. Full details at www.focusonability.com.au This is an honest brave overview of how one feels and can deal with depression. https://youtu.be/TjREnJPdRao

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Too sick for a GP, but not ‘sick enough for hospital’

Too sick for a GP, but not ‘sick enough for hospital’

Originally Posted ABC New - Zalika Rizmal Georgia Harraway-Jones spent months "in limbo" as one of about 300,000 Victorians falling through the gaps in the mental health system. The 20-year-old was diagnosed with an eating disorder, depression and anxiety in July...

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Medical Student Suicide Death

Medical Student Suicide Death

Dear NAPP members, Please find below a link to an article on the suicide death of Dr Chloe Abbott. NAPP has been a public critic of the current mandatory reporting rules, which discourage medical students and other doctors from seeking help....

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Dr Bruce Shepherd’s Obituary

Dr Bruce Shepherd’s Obituary

Vale Dr Bruce Dalway Shepherd, AM (26/10/1932 – 25/05/2018) Bruce Dalway Shepherd was born at the height of the Great Depression on 26/10/1932 in the NSW country town of Tamworth.  It was a difficult birth. His mother Mary (a former trainee nurse at the Coast Hospital...

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