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Understanding and Supporting Recovery (Online)

This workshop explores what recovery means for individuals and strategies to support recovery for carers and the person they care for.Understanding and Supporting Recovery workshop explores what recovery means for individuals and strategies to support recovery for carers and the person they care for.This workshop is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs.

Free

Gold Coast Carer Support Group

Fourth Thursday of each month from 10am. Our Gold Coast Carer Support Group offers a supportive environment where people have the opportunity to talk about their feelings, help explore alternative ways of coping, offer support to other group members, or to simply listen and observe. Support groups are also a valuable means of informing carers of Arafmi services and resources that are available to assist their caring role.

Developing a Stay Well Plan and Committee (Online)

In this session you will explore what a Stay Well Plan and Committee are, the benefits of developing one for you and the person you support.This information session is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs.

Free

Ipswich Carer Support Group

4th Friday of the month 10am -12noon. Our Ipswich Carer Support Group offers a supportive environment where people have the opportunity to talk about their feelings, help explore alternative ways of coping, offer support to other group members, or to simply listen and observe. Support groups are also a valuable means of informing carers of Arafmi services and resources that are available to assist their caring role.

Inner Brisbane Carer Support Group

10am last Saturday of each month. Our Inner Brisbane Carer Support Group offers a supportive environment where people have the opportunity to talk about their feelings, help explore alternative ways of coping, offer support to other group members, or to simply listen and observe. Support groups are also a valuable means of informing carers of Arafmi services and resources that are available to assist their caring role.

Understanding the NDIS – Carer Coach Module 1 and 2

Arafmi Mental Health Carer Hub 315 Harcourt Street, Teneriffe, QLD, Australia

Understanding the NDIS session is designed to assist carers to understand what the NDIS is and how to apply for a NDIS package.Carer Coach is a five module training series that Arafmi has developed to help mental health carers and the people they care for navigate the NDIS. It brings together information from a range of quality NDIS resources relevant to mental health carers. We have combined the information with the invaluable knowledge Arafmi’s frontline workers have developed through supporting people through the NDIS process, to provide carers with accurate and easily accessible information.

Free

Complaints about a Health Service (Online)

This session will explore the avenue service users, carers, family members and friends have at their disposal.The Complaints about a Health Services session will explore the avenue service users, carers, family members and friends have at their disposal.This information session is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs.

Free

Carer Support Group (Online)

Online Brisbane, Australia

Our Online Carer Support Group offer a supportive environment where people have the opportunity to talk about their experiences, help explore alternative ways of coping, offer support to other group members, or to simply listen and observe.

Creating and Maintaining Healthy Personal Boundaries

Arafmi Mental Health Carer Hub 315 Harcourt Street, Teneriffe, QLD, Australia

In this workshop we will look at what boundaries are and how and when to practice steps to set personal boundaries.We need boundaries to protect us, put us in charge of our own lives, promote health relationships, independence and reduce stress and conflict. In this workshop we will look at what boundaries are and how and when to practice steps to set personal boundaries.This workshop is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs.

Free

Caring for a Spouse or Partner Support Group (Online)

Online Brisbane, Australia

Caring for a spouse or partner with a mental health illness is a different experience to caring for an adult child or other family member or friend. This support group has been created in response to feedback our carers and will be an online space where carers can connect and support each other. 

Creating and Maintaining Healthy Personal Boundaries (Online)

We need boundaries to protect us, put us in charge of our own lives, promote health relationships, independence and reduce stress.In this workshop we will look at what boundaries are and how and when to practice steps to set personal boundaries.This information session is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs. 

Free

Carindale Carer Support Group

Our Carindale Carer Support Group offers a supportive environment where people have the opportunity to talk about their experiences, help explore alternative ways of coping, offer support to other group members, or to simply listen and observe.

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