Mental Health and Wellbeing

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted By SK Reid with Reena Devi,
26/10/2019 21:00 PM
A Moment of Truth The doctor ushers us into the room. The moment of truth has arrived. We are greeted with the surgeon’s brisk, no-non- sense manner. I involuntarily hold my breath for a moment. Here...

Something Happened on the Way to My Dreams

Posted By SK Reid ,
23/10/2019 20:00 PM
 *Profanity Warning* Please be aware that my potty-mouth is pretty rampant in this post – please do not read any further if swearing offends.   That famous quote by John Lennon, ‘Life...

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month 2019

Posted By SK Reid with Keren Ludski,
14/10/2019 23:00 PM
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month   1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage every year, and an estimated 3000 babies die in Australia every year to stillbirth, and sudden and une...

The October Series - Lullaby

Posted By SK Reid,
10/10/2019 21:00 PM
The October Series October is a tough month for me - International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the month my beloved cousin took her life, and the...

World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted By SK Reid ,
10/09/2019 18:00 PM
My Experience of Suicide   Today is my friend Nancy's birthday. She killed herself in 2014. We found her. It was traumatic, especially knowing we were too late. It took us and the police and...

The Ripple Effect of Trauma

Posted By SK Reid & Karen Percy,
11/07/2019 21:00 PM
  Several weeks ago, I sat in on the 2019 Annual Grief Lecture: Death in the public eye or watching online, hosted by the Australian Grief and Bereavement Centre, the organisation where I...