One in five Australians aged 16-85 experiences a mental illness in any year, and half of us will have a mental illness in our lifetime. More than a quarter of young people aged 16 – 24 have a mental disorder. Both Depression and Anxiety are very treatable.
There’s no way to drown out the voices of those who choose to use religion to shock and wound and to editorialize disaster, as they will always garner microphones and grab airtime, but we can shout back forcibly into that noise. by John Pavlovitz