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January 13, 2019

Author’s Note: While this story is a work of fiction, there are events and descriptions of symptoms that could trigger someone with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If you think you may be triggered, please think before reading further.

Contrary to the cultural stereotype, I like visiting my fa...

December 23, 2018

Sometimes if my brother and I had been up all night we would wait until 9am to go to the bottle-o and start drinking shortly after that. I’ve been on Centrelink for majority of the time but there was a time I was off it for 6-12 months with only one job in-between that lasted for 3 months. So for th...

December 16, 2018

I understand that my case is personal to me but I still hope that others who battle any form of PTSD will be able to relate to this in some ways and anyone who cares about someone with PTSD will be able to take away something meaningful from this as well. I should probably state I have C-PTSD that s...

November 25, 2018

            I, like many others, associated PTSD with veterans and rarely heard the acronym used in my daily life. Mental health wasn’t something that was talked about, let alone an aspect of my life that needed attention. My awareness of my mental health was limited to the knowledge of an addiction...