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Resources Page

Links to websites, video talks, books that may be helpful.

Alcohol

  • Port Macquarie Drug and Alcohol Service
  • Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Information Services
  • Alcohol and your health - Australian Government Alcohol Guidelines
  • South Pacific Private - Expect a Miracle - treatment centre for Depression & Addiction
  • The Right Mix.gov.au
  • The Right Mix Alcohol Consumption Guidelines

    Anxiety

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Self Help
  • Panic Cure - Self Help Site
  • This Way Up - Self Help Courses as well as Clinicians available. An initiative of St Vincents Hospital Sydney

    Arthritis

  • Arthritis Australia
  • Arthurs Place Online Magazine and Social Network

    Cancer

  • Cancer Support - Sydney Cancer Centre

    Child

  • Youth Beyond Blue

    Depression

  • Beyond Blue
  • Black Dog
  • MoodGym
  • Michael Yapko - Depression is Contagious
  • South Pacific Private Expect a Miracle - treatment centre for Depression & Addiction
  • Ted Talk - The Mindful Way Through Depression, Zindel Segal

    Domestic Violence

  • Domestic Violence Port Macquarie
  • Domestic Violence - Lifeline

    Drug

  • Port Macquarie Drug and Alcohol Service
  • Drug Info
  • South Pacific Private Expect a Miracle - treatment centre for Depression & Addiction

    Eating

  • The Butterfly Foundation - Eating Disorders
  • Eating Disorders in Australia
  • The Center for Mindful Eating

    Financial Counselling

  • Financial Counselling Australia - free
  • Salvos free Financial Counselling
  • St Vincent De Paul free Financial Counselling
  • Mindful.org - Mind over money article

    Gambling

  • Gambling Help Online
  • Wesley Mission Gambling Service. Links to helplines as well as articles
  • NSW Gov Gambling Help
  • Gamblers Anon
  • Mindfulness for Gambling Addictions - article

    Grief

  • Advanced Cancer - death and grief
  • Anticipatory Grief - HealthDirect.gov.au
  • Anticipatory Grief Webinar - Hospice of the Red River Valley - youtube video
  • Bears of Hope - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
  • Beyond Blue
  • Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Stages of Grief - Youtube link - Elisabeth's son Ken Ross discussing the 5 Stages
  • Freedom to Grieve - Article links by Nancy Bern PHD
  • Help Guide Grief and Loss
  • Learning to float in grief - Psychology Today
  • Mourning is the key - Psychology Today
  • Sands - miscarriage, stillbirth, and newborn death support - also live chat

    Listening

    "I believe, every human being needs to listen consciously, in order to live fully" Julian Treasure.

  • Ted Talk - Julian Treasure 5 Ways To Listen Better
  • Ted Talk - Evelyn Glennie Shows How To Listen
  • Ted Talk - Active Listening Katie Owens - Be Here Now
  • Ted Talk - A Case for Active Listening: Jason Chare

    Mental Health Links

  • Port Macquarie Community Mental Health
  • Sane
  • South Pacific Private Expect a Miracle - treatment centre for Depression & Addiction

    Mood

  • MoodGym

    Mindfulness

  • ACT Mindfully.com.au - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Mindfulness.org - articles
  • Dr Ellen Langer - Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness In Everyday Life - PDF file from Black Dog Institute
  • The Center for Mindful Eating
  • Smiling Mind
  • The Mindful Way Through Depression - Ted TAlk Video
  • All it takes is 10 Mindful Minutes, Andy Puddicombe - Ted TAlk Video
  • The Practice of Mindfulness, Diana Winston - Ted TAlk Video
  • Mindfulness in Schools, Richard Burnett - Ted TAlk Video
  • Mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn - Google Talk

    Pain

    Chronic pain is very debilitating. It affects both the person suffering as well as the people who are supporting. There is help available and ways to manage pain effectively...

  • Arthritis Australia
  • Arthurs Place Arthritis Online Magazine and Social Network

  • Chronic Pain Australia
  • Pain Australia
  • Pain Management

    Relationships

    The quality of our relationships depends largely on our ability to listen. ~ Robert Bolton in People Skills.

  • Family Relationships
  • The Gottman Blog
  • Help Guide - A practical, unbiased, reliable information for hope and direction
    Help guide gives you access to information on mental healthy lifestyles, well being, children, relationships and aging well.
  • HAI - Love Intimacy Sexuality Workshops

    Schools

  • Beyond Blue Resources for Schools & Universities
  • Mindful Schools
  • This Way Up - An initiative of St Vincents Hospital Sydney - Enrol your school to get free access to skill building courses to manage stress, anxiety and depression. Self Help Courses for Anxiety and Depression as well as Clinicians available.

    Support Programs

  • The Butterfly Foundation - Eating Disorder Support Program

    Ted Talk Videos

  • Ted Talk -Brene Brown - Listening To Shame
  • Ted Talk -Brene Brown - Vulnerability
  • Ted Talk - Dan Gilbert asks - why are we happy
  • Ted Talk - Michael Merzenich on The Elastic Brain
  • Ted Talk - Vilayanur Ramachandran - 3 clues to Understanding your Brain
  • Ted Talk - Active Listening: Katie Owens at TEDxYouth@Conejo
  • Ted Talk - Ernesto Sirolli:Want to Help someone - Shut Up and Listen
  • Ted Talk - Julian Treasure 5 Ways to Listen Better
  • Ted Talk - The power of listening | William Ury | TEDxSanDiego

    Teenagers

  • This Way Up - An initiative of St Vincents Hospital Sydney - Self Help Courses for Anxiety and Depression as well as Clinicians available
  • Youth Beyond Blue
  • Ted Talk - Active Listening: Katie Owens at TEDxYouth@Conejo

    Treatment Centres

  • The Buttery
  • The Byron Clinic
  • Noosa Confidential Treating Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Eating Disorders, Addiction.
  • Salvation Army Addiction Services Treatment Options
  • South Pacific Private Expect a Miracle - treatment centre for Depression & Addiction

    Reading Suggestions

  • Act With Love - Dr Russ Harris
  • Anger Management Source Book - Glen Schiraldi, Melissa Halmark Kerr
  • Change Your Thinking - Sarah Edelman PHD
  • Creating Optimism - Alicia Fortinberry, Bob Murray
  • Eating Drinking Over-thinking - Susan Nolen-Hoeksema
  • Man's Search For Meaning - Viktor Frankl
  • Mindfulness - Dr Ellen Langer
  • People Skills - Robert Bolton
  • Re-inventing Your Life - Jeffrey E. Young, Jane Klosko
  • The Gift of Therapy - Irvin Yalom
  • The Happiness Trap - Dr Russ Harris
  • The Mindful Way Through Depression - Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Intelligent Life - Julian Short
  • Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart - How To Love - Gordon Livingstone
  • Wherever You Go There You Are - Jon Kabat Zinn

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