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Cara-Canteen
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The best movie to watch on a 'sick day' is...
Hey Connect champions, just a short and sharp discussion starter today... What's your go-to 'sick-day' movie? You know, that one you watch over and over when you're unwell, tired, overwhelmed etc, and it makes you feel comfy? Maybe it's changed over teen...
Counsellors-Canteen
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Palliative Care Week this week
Good Afternoon Connect Community! It’s National Palliative Care Week (22nd-28th May) and the theme this year is “It’s Your Right” . This year the theme is focussed on the rights of all Australians to access high quality palliative care when and where it....
Marns96-ConnectLeader
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Vic Vax Ambassadors Q&A Event
Over the past couple of years we've all had so much information about COVID and vaccines thrown at us, a lot of which goes against other recommendations or isn't easy to understand as a young person. It can be tricky knowing where to go to ask questions,...
boston2503
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dealing with my mum’s cancer..
nearly a year ago my mum was diagnosed with breast cancer. it was all very unknown and scary for me and my sister, especially considering less than 2 years ago, our parents got divorced and we were barely healing from that at this time. she started lost...
Cara-Canteen
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Pets that support us - post about your furry friend(s)! [PHOTOS now uploading!]
Hey all! I'm Cara, one of the staff from the Online crew... I'm new around here :) I've been having a look at the awesome chats on Canteen Connect and noticing that heaps of you mention your love of animals. Aaaand it got me thinking - pets can be...
ari4132
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real or fake
i lost friends because I wanted to forgive an old friend.fake friends called me horrible names that hurt me but at the end I realised that god removed them out of my life cause they are fake god knew that they were bad for me . at least now...
brittanyjschultz
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More treatment
I was diagosed with Neuroblastoma in 2018. I recently finished treatment last month. At least, we thought I had. It looks like my lymph nodes didn’t respond to the treatment. Tomorrow I’m getting some answers as to what the future looks like. I’ve been...
Jellybean4321
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how to not worry
my mum passed away from bowel cancer November 2019, I suffer a lot of PTSD around that. my dad did his bowel screening test and got a call to say blood was detected. now my mind has gone to the worse. I can’t lose him too. I’m not even 21 yet
JessC-Canteen
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WA HUB (West is Best!)
Hey hey! This is THE spot for WA Canteeners ! Meet new WA folks, chat, share memes and laughs, give each other support and be general legends! We are all pretty darn physically isolated right now so this is the time to get some awesome connection online....
Kerry-Canteen
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Introduce yourself
Welcome to CanTeen Connect! No-one knows more about what dealing with cancer is like than someone who's been there and done it. So it'd be great if you could tell us a bit about you and your experiences...
maddyf00
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Losing my dad to cancer
hi. I’m maddy and I’m thirteen years old. You may or may not have seen my previous discussions on here about my dad. My dad had a rare type of prostate cancer that rapidly spread to his whole entire body. At first we were told 3-6 months, then 3-8...
Cordelia
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Dad died from cancer
My dad has recently passed away and I need some support
Fobzy
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how do I rejoin canteen
how do I rejoin canteen? I kinda kept ignoring their messages and calls until they sent me a letter saying “I need to meet with them for a check up or I’ll be kicked out” not exactly in those words tbh when I first joined canteen I thought I’d...
bethml
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my mum passed away
I've recently lost my mum to cancer. I'm struggling a lot with it and the backlash of it all. some family members haven't been nice and it's kinda making me feel worse. any tips?
Dizzylizzy
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art and cancer or treatment
anyone else use art to cope or as outlet. I will share a kind dodgy painting i did today but I would love to others art too. so if are okay with it. I would love to see your art.
Fobzy
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I wanna connect with my old hospital buddy
I know it’s been 13+ years since we spent our time in hospital together but I always wonder how your doing and if your ok? the last contact we had together was the Christmas card you sent just over 6 years ago. with a photo of you your mum,...
Dizzylizzy
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fake happiness
am I alone in this. the feeling like everything I show to the world (beyond those close to me) is fake. it’s fake happiness. it fake positivity. it’s putting on the brave face and hoping people believe I’m strong. days after surgery I post a photo a...
Fobzy
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Whats your dream job?
what’s your dream job?
Fobzy
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do you ever feel like you have no one to talk to?
I’m so tired of hospital visits 19 years of them with multiple medical connections it just starts to get to you I just wnana know what it feels like to live a normal life out side of constant treatments. and now this drug trial that’s stopping the tumour...
Counsellors-Canteen
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Change in "Chat to a Counsellor" Hours
Hey Connect Fam, We just wanted to let you know that the Canteen Connect "Chat to a Counsellor" option is going to be changing a bit starting next Monday 28th of March. The new hours will be in AEST (Sydney, Melbourne time): Monday 10am - 8pm Tuesday -...