Arafmi QLD – who we are

We provide quality support, education and advocacy services to people with mental illness, their families and carers.
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News & Info

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National Volunteer Week

Former Australian Politician Elizabeth Andrew once said “volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they have the heart”. This wonderful group within our community numbers almost 6 million nationwide and without them, many of those who are vulnerable and at risk would not

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

Caring for a Spouse Carer Support Group (Online)

Caring for a Spouse Carer Support Group (Online)

Caring for a spouse with a mental health illness is a different experience to caring for an adult child or…
Online NDIS Q&A

Online NDIS Q&A

This event is part of Queensland Mental Health Week and National Carers Week, and is being hosted by Arafmi’s Operations…

Carers of Youth (Online)

Arafmi Carers of Youth (Online) Support Group is for families caring for youth experiencing mental health illness. This support group…
A Night at the Movies

A Night at the Movies

We’re delighted to invite you out for a night at the movies! Please join us at the Red Hill Cinemas…
Carer Support Group (Inala)

Carer Support Group (Inala)

Our Support Groups offer a supportive environment where people have the opportunity to talk about their feelings, help explore alternative…
Caring for a Spouse Carer Support Group (Online)

Caring for a Spouse Carer Support Group (Online)

Caring for a spouse with a mental health illness is a different experience to caring for an adult child or…
Phone Support

24hr National Helpline
1300 554 660 or 07 3254 1881.

24hr Regional Queensland
1800 35 1881 (free call from landline).

24hr Carer Support Line

We understand the difficulties that mental health carers face. Our 24 hour Carer helpline is open to anyone who is caring for or about a relative or friend with a psychosocial disability.

You can call Arafmi’s 24 hour Carer helpline any time of the day to share your feelings, receive support, find new resources and learn helpful coping skills to help you in your caring role. It’s comforting to know that when you need to talk – someone who understands will be there – at any hour.  

24hr Carer Support Line

For family, friends and other people caring for someone living with a mental illness. It is a safe, anonymous mental health discussion, moderated 24/7 by mental health professionals.