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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

Developing a Safety Plan (Online)

This session will explore the purpose of developing a safety plan with the person you support, when to do this and how.This session is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs. 

Free

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
Event Series Cairns Carer Support Group

Cairns Carer Support Group

Coast Roast Coffee Shop Shop 79 Cairns Central Shopping Centre, McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia

2nd Tuesday of the month, 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Our Cairns Carer Support Groups 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.

Preparation for Christmas

Arafmi Head Office 6 Ambleside Street, West End, Australia

Join us in our new interactive workshop to discuss specific situations, strategies and receive information as to best prepare for that time.The Christmas period can be a stressful time for family members, friends and carers of people struggling with their mental health and for the person they support. Join us in our new interactive workshop Preparation for Christmas to discuss specific situations, strategies and receive information as to best prepare for that time.This information session is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs.

Free

Practical Tools for Carers (Online)

This workshop provides carers with practical resources and information to assist people at different points in their caring journey.This includes understanding mental health supports, terminology, tips for communicating with clinicians, developing a stay well committee and knowing where to go for information and supports.This information session is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs. 

Free

Understanding and Supporting Recovery

Arafmi Head Office 6 Ambleside Street, West End, Australia

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

Motivational Interviewing for Supporters and Carers (Online)

In this workshop, we will look at how skills adapted from motivational interviewing can support us in having supportive interactions.Communicating with our loved ones, supporting them through their struggles and on their recovery journey can be very challenging. Motivational interviewing is a communication strategy used by health professional to support people in making healthy changes. In this workshop, we will look at skills adapted from motivational interviewing that we can use to support our loved ones on their journey.This information session is designed specifically for people who care for a friend or family member with mental health needs.

Free
Event Series Redcliffe Carer Support Group

Redcliffe Carer Support Group

Tribe Social Belongings 457 Oxley Avenue, QLD

Third Friday of each month from 10am. Our Redcliffe 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.

Event Series Redcliffe Carer Support Group

Redcliffe Carer Support Group

Tribe Social Belongings 457 Oxley Avenue, QLD

Third Friday of each month from 10am. Our Redcliffe 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.

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