Sam Dibley and Jaimie Byrne

On ABC 7.30 there was a report tonight featuring the story of Sam Dibley. Sam tragically took his own life in a Coffs Harbour psych ward in 2009. There should have been a proper search to prevent Sam doing harm to himself. Jaimie Byrne also died in the same mental health unit from a combination […]

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August 16, 2018

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On my way

I couldn’t sleep for 2 days. That’s one of my earring warning signs that things are out of balance. I took some meds to settle things down as a PRN. I felt strange. Depressed, manic and a feeling that the world was a bit out of place. I felt like my illness was harming my […]

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August 9, 2018

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I had no Joyce but to cheat

Bruce Springsteen has spent his entire career advocating for the working-class white man. Nobody understands the blue collar life like the Boss. Even he has never used the term ‘white victim’. Barnaby Joyce grew up on a farm. He is a self-made man. When he talks about farming we should listen because he knows that […]

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August 9, 2018

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Stepping away from the edge

I have felt suicidal many times in my life. Sometimes it’s because something terrible has happened to me and sometimes it’s because of severe symptoms of depression, psychosis or mania. Sometimes it’s all these things combined. Experts say the dangerous receipe for suicidal tendencies is a mix of loneliness, sadness, hopelessness and feeling like you […]

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