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Peer Support for Women Deemed Invaluable

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/start-ups/peer-support-women-entrepreneurs-study From 2013 to 2017, participants on women entrepreneurship programmes sponsored by Enterprise Ireland were asked about their opinions of existing peer support schemes. 109…

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Meditation does not make you a better person

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/05/meditation-does-not-make-better-person-study-finds/ “We did not find that meditation had any negative effects, however the good impacts can be compared to a placebo effect. “A person may…

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Estimated 20,000 smokers in Northland

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=11967269 Quit smoking— hundreds of Northlanders have and others are urged to follow suit as part of their New Year’s resolution. That’s the message from…

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Posted in Gender Identity Peer Support

From #MRA #Men’s #Rights #Activist to #Neo-Nazi

Mediaite: Weeping Neo-Nazi Chris Cantwell Reportedly Started Out as a ‘Men’s Rights Activist’ http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw_pSR4jU https://www.mediaite.com/online/weeping-neo-nazi-chris-cantwell-reportedly-started-out-as-a-mens-rights-activist/ Inflated notions of white victimhood and male victimhood have always…

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#Shy #Man #Dies #Never #Felt #Woman’s #Touch

Check out @GoodMenProject’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/GoodMenProject/status/895929831245856768?s=09 The terrible truth of life? Dreams don’t always come true. https://t.co/Zg246ayJe9 — The Good Men Project (@GoodMenProject) August 11, 2017

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#Therapy #Wi-Fi #access #mentalhealth #services

http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/the-computer-will-see-you-now-the-rise-of-online-therapy-34752542.html Distance therapy is on the rise, with one study suggesting that 20pc of psychotherapists now offer some form of online, email or telephone service….

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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) (Support Work)

https://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz/qualifications-and-courses/nz2470-new-zealand-certificate-in-health-and-wellbeing-level-3-support-work/ The New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) Support Work will prepare you to work within the mental health, addictions and disability…

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Psychologists Support Peer Support With Australian Federal Police

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/former-afp-psychologists-call-for-agency-to-reinstate-peer-support-program-20170331-gvb3o4.html Former Australian Federal Police psychologists are calling on the agency to reinstate a peer support program they say was crucial to internal mental health…

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