To Anyone Struggling With Depression

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If you, or someone you know, is in the dark, lonely world that depression takes you to, please read this. You will get through this.

The Missing Education of Boys

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Why current practices in education forecast a disaster for boys.

Ronin Shimizu Did Not Need to Die

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What we need to learn from a 12-year-old boy’s tragic suicide.

Things You Might Have Missed

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Looking for something to sink your mind into? See what our writers and fans are recommending on Twitter.

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped. Will Anyone Listen?

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Andrew Smiler discusses ways in which male stereotypes make it hard to care that LaBeouf was raped.

Dear Parents: Your Teenager Needs To Learn About Depression—Before It’s Too Late

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Danny Baker on why talking to your teen about depression could be the difference between life and death.

Reconciliation and Decolonisation in Suicide Prevention

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The founder of LGBTI Indigenous Australian social network Black Rainbow, Dameyon Bonson, pens his thoughts on the lack of solid mental health data available among LGBTI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Why the Transgender Day of Remembrance Was Important

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Yesterday was the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. If you missed it, you were likely not alone. Here is one man’s testimony why it was important and worth your attention.

The Lawes Report: Depression (video and transcript)

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Andrew Lawes explains how depression affected him, his advice on how to love someone with the illness and how the focus of mental health support needs to change.

What I Learned About Depression by Being Depressed

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Shawn Henfling shares what he’s learned about depression…from his own battles with depression.

Turning My Breakdown Into A Breakthrough

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The mental health writing of Andrew Lawes has saved lives.

Now, he takes things to the next level.

10 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Suicidal

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Suicidal thoughts were no stranger to Danny Baker for several years before his recovery, and he has some advice for those who are currently feeling the same way.

How to Survive a Crisis and Come Out Happy

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It’s all about baby steps, you can’t fix everything overnight.

What Good Will Hunting Teaches Us About Men, Shame, and Suicide

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“Shame, fear, isolation, addiction. Shame, fear, isolation, addiction. After a few hundred times through the spiral, men will do anything to get off the ride, including suicide.”

The Rhetorical Question of War

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“Why are we even still sending people over there?”

Back From the Brink – A Poem

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A poem about how Andrew Lawes’ niece gave him the strength to fight his depression and suicidal thoughts.