3 Reasons you must seek help for mental health

Seeking help for mental health reasons is not something that anyone wants to do. It feels like failure in a way, not being able to deal with a situation that to you, may seem silly. The thing about psychology is, you may not be able to help your reaction (more on that below). You can, however help the way in […]

why losing your self-concept is normal

To understand why losing your self-concept is normal for veterans, you need to understand the science – like many things. The self-concept is made up of a few social factors; personal identity and social identity. As a human, you are not just born with this idea that you are yourself. What is the self-concept? The self-concept is the total sum […]

6 signs of PTSD and will I get it?

PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder, is a condition that affects those who have experienced traumatic events in their lives. You often think of emergency services personnel, but it can affect anyone from victims of sexual abuse to car accidents and natural disasters. People suffering from PTSD can often see the story of a memory as a very intense feeling. […]

Defence Mental Health is Worthy of More

Defence mental health is a serious issue that needs to be advocated for. When I say defence, I mean a collective; the member, the support people and the families, especially the families. Mental illness in general includes a whole range of conditions that affect mood, thinking and behaviour. It’s not limited by your age, weight, job or rank. It affects […]