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Hurt People Hurt People

By the time someone’s depression has gotten the better of them or their suicidal ideation has reached full immersion, they may be hurt enough that hurting other people is the only way to say, “please help me.” July 29, 2019 by Jim Marcus Leave a Comment — Suicide prevention lifeline .This is an uncomfortable conversation… Read More »

Labelling people “anti-vaxxers” ignores real roots of their concerns

There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says Furaha Asani Health | Comment 19 June 2019 Josie Ford By Furaha Asani MEASLES is making a shocking return to the US. At the heart of this return is a growing reluctance by… Read More »

New Zealand wants to make people happy, not rich – will it work?

New Zealand’s priorities are changingREX/Shutterstock By Ruby Prosser Scully New Zealand’s latest budget, unveiled this week, is being touted as the first in a Western country to put well-being over economic pressures. The country’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern promised billions of dollars in additional funds to address mental health problems, suicide and child poverty. Almost… Read More »