Look for the 'Duck' Image on P.8 of CanTalk Winter 2012
Margaret has an article in the Winter 2012 edition of CanTalk - The Wellington Cancer Society newsletter. You can read it on page 8 adjacent the duck image - see left.
The article begins, "When people get diagnosed with cancer they naturally want to turn to those they love and are familiar with. They want to be able to share and depend on them, feel their love and support. It can be very hard to take when this support fails to occur...."
Interested in reading more?
The NZ Ministry of Health provide a very helpful and informative website addressing the issues of depression. A sub-tile for the website is, "understanding more about depression will help you find a way through."
Ex-All Black, John Kirwan features on the home page and his 'self test' is there for users.
Top level pages on the site are:
- is this depression?
- what can cause it?
- finding a way through
- stay well
- helping others
The home page is accessible here: http://www.depression.org.nz/content/home
A depression helpline 0800 111 757 is available for users.
A particularly helpful part of the website is its comprehensive Depression Resources offered in addition to the excellent website content itself. These consist of: fact sheets | booklets | online resources.