While emergency services respond to Australia’s bushfire crisis there’s another army quietly assisting people emotionaly and spiritualy: the chaplains.
If you’re an Aussie, and you haven’t been been traumatised yet by the current bushfire season, you probably someone you know has.
Sadly, in a lot of the African regions, many in the community acutely feel the affects of trauma but aren’t supported in recovery.
A rite of passage is vital for helping introduce men into what it is to be a man, according to Richard Fay, CEO of Centre for Men and Families Australia.
More than anything, I wanted to be normal, and in my eyes, the need for counselling meant I was anything but. I was broken and needed repair.