Monday, August 20, 2018
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1200 people seek support on sexual harm helpline

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/105145152/more-than-1200-people-seek-support-on-sexual-harm-helpline Young people, aged between 13-19, were most frequently in contact with the service, followed by 40-44 year-olds. Calling the service was the most popular option, followed by web chat. Safe to Talk is operated by Homecare Medical, which runs the National Telehealth Service. The helpline is open to all who

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Poor Sleep Can Set Off Viral Loneliness

https://psychcentral.com/news/2018/08/16/poor-sleep-can-set-off-viral-loneliness-social-rejection/137882.html A new study finds that sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less inclined to engage with others, avoiding close contact much like those with social anxiety. Worse still, that alienating vibe makes the sleep-deprived more socially unattractive to others, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. And well-rested people feel

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“Closed” or “secret” Facebook groups allow people connect privately with others

http://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2018-02-27/how-social-media-is-connecting-people-living-with-illness/9484574 The 25-year-old Brisbane nurse is one of thousands of Australians living with an illness who turns to social media to connect with others who understand her plight. "Closed" or "secret" Facebook groups allow people connect privately with others who might be going through a similar experience. The groups often have a set

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