Sunday 10th September 2017 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Have you done your bit to help reduce suicide in Australia? Many will see the call, most could be forgiven for wondering what they could do to help. Here’s something simple and tangible that’s within your reach right now. [wpedon id=”1123″ align=”center”] If we break down […]
Dear Dad I just wanted to say thank you, for everything. When I was little I would look up to you and wonder if I could ever grow that big. All I dreamed was to be just like you. You got up before the sun every day and disappeared in your work truck. At night […]
BeyondBlue launch a Dadvice help series. Because, babies change everything! Includes a stress test. Check it out.
Welcome to our latest Newsletter. It is in a new format which we hope you’ll like. Let us know what you think. Pete Nicholls, our new CEO Welcome Pete Nicholls, our new CEO. Pete joined us in 2013 as a volunteer facilitator in our West Sydney Parramatta Dads in Distress (DIDs) Group; later he went […]
Karen Hodgkins great documentary on dads and family breakdown in Australia.
An Australian international perspective on #parentalalienation. Some great statistics and key insights into latest legal positioning of PA in Australia versus other parts of the developed world. Key amongst them, the legal language that allows it to be recognised in Australia; also updates to DSM5 which is useful for those experiencing the phenomena in family court. […]
Original article source, reproduced below. ‘The Conversation’, Linda Neilson, 11th July 2017. In a 2002 study involving nearly 2,500 children, researchers found that daughters’ relationships with their fathers were more damaged than sons’. What’s more, estranged daughters are more likely than estranged sons to suffer negative effects from the damaged relationship. If you’re like most […]