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Experts reveal hand sanitiser flaws

In an article in today’s Perth Now it was revealed that some hand sanitisers currently on the market were making false claims about their alcohol content. A well known retailer was selling hand sanitiser labelled as 70% alcohol, but when tested it was found that it contained only 23% alcohol. Any formulation containing less than 60% alcohol content is…

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Hand Sanitiser

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                            Life in Harmony WA in Perth has limited supplies of alcohol-based hand sanitiser. Packaged in a travel sized 50 mL bottle they are ideal to carry around in your bag or gift to family and friends.  The hand sanitiser has 70% ethanol and a refreshing…

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Support for Parents and Carers

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I’m pleased to have been part of the Mental Health Commission’s volunteer Parent and Family Drug Support network in WA for the last two years.  These Groups are held all around Perth and are a fantastic resource for parents and family members who have loved ones addicted to drugs or alcohol. Support Groups are invaluable for helping carers find…

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Learn to Let Go

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  I have always loved this quote. I have it displayed in my work area as a reminder of how our interactions with one another can have an impact on someone else’s life either positively or negatively. As a clinical hypnotherapist and psychotherapist, I meet with clients who struggle with emotional issues that have stemmed from the actions (or…

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Music, Health, and Well-Being

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Music can be powerful emotionally. It has the ability to uplift and engage you in a way that most other things cannot. Music can reduce anxiety and depression and improve emotional expression, interpersonal skills, self-esteem and quality of life. Studies have shown that by listening to self-selected music it can cause a heightened emotional response and can distract attention…

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Keep the Lines of Communication Open

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Having a loved one addicted to drugs affects the whole family unit. Learning to keep the lines of communication open with your loved one is important even though at times it may seem that the emotional rollercoaster has destroyed any chance of reconnection. Stress levels can be high on both sides, however saying something positive such as “I love…

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