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Please note: this is not a crisis support service. If you need help now, visit our crisis support page. Back Next Submit. Thank you for your feedback! Press the escape key to close this dialog Filters. Featuring interviews with people from of all walks of life, Back from the Brink is filled with real stories of hope and healing, information about treatment options and medication, and tools for putting what you've learned into practice.
If you are ready to put one foot in front of the other and finally set out on the path to recovery, the powerful stories in this book will inform and inspire you to make lasting change. His memoir explores the challenges of managing depression, political ambition and life in the Liberal Party. How, on the eve of the biggest undertaking of his career, he suffered a complete mental breakdown.
Instead of covering the Sydney Olympics Craig was confined to a padded cell in a mental institution and later diagnosed as suffering bipolar disorder.
Is There No Place for Me? Lots of good ideas on what works — and what doesn't!
My heart is racing and I stare into the dark. I fear the images too many to count.
They swim behind my eyelids; I am drowning in their terror. Suicides, heart attacks, murders, car crashes. The images come again and again. All the dead people.
I have to touch their legs, their arms, reach into their pockets, look into their unseeing eyes for clues. Madness: A Memoir by Kate Richards - Kate is well positioned to ask the hard questions about our mental health system. She experienced episodes of depression and psychosis well into her adult life and is a trained doctor. These powerful vignettes show those suffering mental illness as ordinary people rather than as statistics or ''patients''. Their inspiring accounts and wise advice are accompanied by tips from psychiatrists for managing this difficult condition successfully. Out Of The Blue by Joanna Fincham - Behind the bubbly warm facade that viewers saw, Joanna had been struggling with depression for years.
An inspirational story of overcoming depression to live a happy and fulfilled life. E-Books Only. Bipolar and the Art of Roller-coaster Riding: living well with bipolar disorder by Madeleine Kelly - Veteran manic-depressive, rights activist and former medical student Madeleine Kelly presents detailed, easy-to-understand medical information and practical advice on recovering from crisis; getting the best and avoiding the worst of treatment; protecting your well-being, work, education, relationships and money; and using your brakes to stop bipolar episodes before it's too late - and discover how to enjoy the ride!
Hard Copy Books Only. Craig also shares the experiences of others in the public eye who are dealing with mental illness, including powerful and practical material from Andrew Johns bipolar disorder , Garry McDonald anxiety and depression , Jessica Rowe postnatal depression and Wally Lewis depression. Craig's authentic, practical and reassuring advice is underpinned by a wicked sense of humour that lifts the darker aspects of his story and makes for a truly compelling read.
It's hard to remember a time when Osher Gunsberg or Andrew G as he was then wasn't on TV - he's just always been there, looking at ease in the spotlight, beaming a big smile, with an occasionally questionable haircut, on everything from Channel [v] to Australian Idol, and later capturing the heart of the nation by hosting every season of The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. But while everything looks great from the outside, the real picture has not always been quite so rosy.
Osher has always known he's different to most other people.
Struggling with anxiety, panic attacks and weight issues since he was young, he tried for years to drink away the anxiety and depression. He ended up unemployed, divorced, suicidal and certifiable on the other side of the world, yet somehow he managed to put back together the broken pieces of his mind and make a life for himself again.
It's important to seek help to manage bipolar disorder. There are effective treatments and professionals who can help, and you can feel better. With the right. disorder. • Where to get more information. Introduction. Bipolar disorder is a neglected health problem Mastering Bipolar Disorder: an insider's guide.
He lives with a mental illness - and he's come to terms with it to live an authentic, rich and fulfilling life. Author Bev Aisbett, a survivor of Panic Syndrome, has three basic messages:? You can beat this? You are not alone? You will recover! Feeling as though the light is fading at the end of the tunnel?
You may be suffering from depression, a condition Winston Churchill referred to as the Black Dog. In this book, Bev Aisbett shows us how we can use the strategies learned in her journey of self-discovery to achieve change and growth in our lives. Now Bev has a lot to live for. And we can too! Do you beat yourself up over mistakes? Do you often worry, worry, worry? Do you tend to expect the worst? Do things have to be perfect before you can enjoy them? Do you have a belief that life is hard? Are you overly concerned about what others think of you?
Do you compare yourself to others? Do you find it hard expressing your feelings, especially anger? Do you give more than you get? Do you look after others more than you do yourself? Are you critical of yourself and others?
If you answered 'yes' to even half of these questions, would you say that your life and emotions are in balance? Anxiety isn't a punishment - it's a wake-up call, and you can do something about it!
Bestselling author Bev Aisbett's no-nonsense text, combined with her insightful cartoon images, have reassured countless people seeking help for anxiety. Now, she reveals the deep spirit that lies behind these deceptively simple books.
All of It is an unflinching self-examination, an exploration of Bev's life journey through and beyond crippling anxiety and depression. Peppered with glimpses of 70s and 80s share-house culture, and told with candour and tenderness, this is the story of an unconventional and multi-layered life and the ultimate quest to 'come home to myself and find a welcome there'. Low self-esteem?