Department of Veterans’ Affairs ‘cruel and inhumane’, widow of ex-serviceman says

A woman whose husband took his own life after a decade of serving in the Air Force has described the Department of Veterans’ Affairs as “cruel” and “inhumane”. Key points: Madonna Paul’s husband Michael was eventually diagnosed with depression and received a white card for PTSD after he was discharged Following Michael’s death, Ms Paul struggled to access support … Read more

The Human Mind Is Not Meant to Be Awake After Midnight, Scientists Warn

In the middle of the night, the world can sometimes feel like a dark place. Under the cover of darkness, negative thoughts have a way of drifting through your mind, and as you lie awake, staring at the ceiling, you might start craving guilty pleasures, like a cigarette or a carb-heavy meal.   Plenty of … Read more

Saudi sisters Asra and Amaal Alsehli died mysteriously in Canterbury. Here’s what we’ve found

Two women are found mysteriously dead, with the crime scene offering more questions than answers. Some say their deaths reflect a “silent crisis”. Warning: this story contains descriptions that some readers may find distressing, and discussions of suicide. Mail has been piling up in the corridor outside an apartment in Canterbury, in Sydney’s inner-west. Neighbours move … Read more

What happened in apartment 115?

Two women are found mysteriously dead, with the crime scene offering more questions than answers. Some say their deaths reflect a “silent crisis”. Warning: this story contains descriptions that some readers may find distressing, and discussions of suicide. Mail has been piling up in the corridor outside an apartment in Canterbury, in Sydney’s inner-west. Neighbours move … Read more

Jacqui Lambie details the crisis she faced after a back injury ended her military career | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Jacqui Lambie details the crisis she faced after a back injury ended her military career | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Dept ‘not consulted’ about veteran centres  The Examiner Australia news LIVE: Debate turns to coal and gas after Labor’s climate bill passes lower house; Australia secures 450000 monkeypox vaccines  The Age Jacqui Lambie tells defence royal commission … Read more

Family of Canberra woman Bronte Haskins call on ACT coroner to find several people failed her in the lead up to her suicide

The family of Canberra woman Brontë Haskins has asked the ACT coroner to make adverse findings about several people involved in her case before and after her suicide in 2020. Key points: Brontë Haskins, 23, took her own life in 2020 after suffering from substance abuse and mental illness Her mother has called for the ACT … Read more

Veteran Surf Project hoping to roll-out Australia-wide after helping PTSD sufferers find peace

The creators of a surfing program credited with saving the lives of veterans are hoping to win support from the federal government to expand the program across Australia. Key points: The Veteran Surf Project (VSP) at Gerroa is assisting veterans with PTSD through surf therapy and mateship More than 200 veterans have gone through the … Read more

Jadiael Tekii uses own experience with mental health to help men in Rockhampton with Project Blokes

Jadiael Tekii remembers the night he thought he had tucked his children into bed for the last time. Key points: Jadiael Tekii started Project Blokes to help men with their mental health after experiencing depression and anxiety The group aims to reduce stigma and make men feel more comfortable accessing support Lifeline Queensland state manager … Read more

Ashley Judd Says Family Grieves Differently After Naomi Judd’s Death

Ashley Judd Says Family Grieves Differently After Naomi Judd’s Death | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image Ashley Judd Says Judd Family ‘Stick Together,’ But Grieve Differently After Naomi’s Death this link is to an external … Read more

Truck drivers call on transport accident commission to review law for pedestrian deaths

A Portland truck driver who is barred from accessing compensation for his trauma after witnessing a tragic pedestrian death is calling for a law change to close the loophole. Key points: Truck drivers are calling for help to access pain and suffering compensation  A Geelong lawyer is sending a proposal for legislation change to fix a loophole The … Read more