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CatholicCare celebrates World Mental Health Day by breaking Stigma Image

CatholicCare celebrates World Mental Health Day by breaking Stigma

  • Oct 09, 2018

CatholicCare recently created a series of videos aimed at promoting a proactive approach to managing mental health and breaking the stigma associated with accessing counselling.   Follow mnnews.today on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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The benefits of Marriage and Relationship Education and Bringing Baby Home years on Image

The benefits of Marriage and Relationship Education and Bringing Baby Home years on

  • Oct 05, 2018

‘We often spend years studying for a career - but rarely give time to learning how to be a great partner or a great parent - and yet that is the most important role we play.’ That’s according to Kirsten Copas who recommends two CatholicCare courses -…

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Becoming a successful leader

  • Oct 05, 2018

Q:  I’ve recently been promoted into a management role of a large team. I’ve previously supported this team in a temporary capacity but that experience did not allow me much time to lead the team effectively. I’d like to develop my skills in effectiv…

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Short films aim to debunk misconceptions about foster care Image

Short films aim to debunk misconceptions about foster care

  • Sep 20, 2018

In recognition of Foster and Kinship Care Week 2018 (9-15 September), Catholic Care Social Services Hunter Manning launched two short films aimed at debunking misconceptions and reinforcing the importance of foster care in our community. The compelli…

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Super Dad - local legend a pillar of strength

  • Sep 03, 2018

It was great to see one of CatholicCare’s foster carers on the front page of the Newcastle Weekly – and just before Father’s Day.   The article talks about Craig and his wife Caroline who fostered Jessica from the day she was born, then her brother…

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Young People, Social Media and Mental Health Image

Young People, Social Media and Mental Health

  • Sep 03, 2018

Adolescence and young adulthood are critical times for the development of mental health problems. Research has found that half of all lifetime mental health disorders emerge by age 14 and three-quarters by age 24, and can lead to impaired academic ac…

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