Childhood sexual abuse has long been ignored across our wider society. It has also been under-recognised in our mainstream mental health services. This article examines a more optimal treatment model for abuse victims, which doesn’t over-emphasise the role of medication.
Category: Geelong Advertiser Articles
Chris Mackey’s articles appear regularly in the Geelong Advertiser newspaper in Geelong, Australia.
What do you think of when you hear the term mental health? It commonly refers to mental health problems, such as severe depression, but we can also think of our mental health in terms of an asset, like physical fitness. We are then inclined to focus on what enhances our well-being beyond the norm. This… Read more »
This article looks at depression and why it is important to give yourself the best chance of recovery, which often includes calling on the support of those who care about us.
The most harmful thing about sexual abuse is the extremely invalidating impact it has on a person. This article details some of the on-going difficulties that many abuse survivors face.