Category Archives: Get Help

Stopping arguments

Dealing with conflict Conflict is a major source of stress in the life of many people.  It is important to be calmly confident if possible, when facing a conflict situation.  It is also very useful to KEEP YOUR VOICE DOWN when in a conflict situation, thus automatically pressurising the other person to do the same. […]

Do You Have A Suicidal Friend?

Your suicidal friend may not even ask for help but that doesn’t mean that your help isn’t needed and wanted. You have to remember that most suicidal individuals are neither threatening suicide to call attention to themselves nor attempting suicide to die – these tortured individuals just want to stop their inner pain. With such […]

Depression…a good summary

WHAT IS DEPRESSION OR DEPRESSIVE ILLNESS? We use the term “depression” in normal conversation to describe distress or unhappiness following an unpleasant event that has happened to us. This depression is a perfectly normal response of course, is usually short-lived, and usually resolves rapidly, without the need for any specific treatment. In contrast, depressive illness, […]