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Blowing off steam

Blowing off steam

Tips from a young person about how they deal with stress, decision making and tough times.

My brother's alcohol problems made me depressed

My brother's alcohol problems made me depressed

This story was submitted to us by a young woman talking about how her brother's alcoholism affected her family and about how she got through her own depression.

It does get better

It does get better

Hi I’m Nathan. I wanted to tell you my story about my struggles with schizophrenia and bulling and how I got through them to be happy again.

Dealing with disappointment

Dealing with disappointment

When things don't go according to plan, disappointment can get you down. Here's a story about getting past it.

Opening up and getting help

Opening up and getting help

It's not easy, but realising that you need to speak to someone about what's going on in your life is a positive and brave step to take. Here's the story of a guy who opened up about his depression and found some answers.

Winning can sometimes be for losers

Winning can sometimes be for losers

This is a story from someone who has overcome tough times in school and university coming out of it with a very positive attitude.

Confidence comes in little steps

Confidence comes in little steps

Time to move on

Time to move on

Carmel tells the story of how she realised a relationship wasn't working and shares a little wisdom about getting through a break-up.

Learning to manage money

Learning to manage money

This story was submitted to us from someone who had to learn to try to live within their means.

The scariest and most rewarding moment

The scariest and most rewarding moment

"Depression to me was something that was alien, a condition I presumed I would never have to deal with". Gary tells us his story of his depression and how he managed to work through it.

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