Recurring

Caring for a Spouse Carer Support Group (Online)

Online Brisbane

Caring for a spouse 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. 

Recurring

Carer Coach – Preparing for the NDIS Planning Meeting

Carer Hub 24 Chermside St, Teneriffe, QLD

This is the second in a series of three workshops for mental health carers about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This workshop is designed to assist carers to prepare for the NDIS planning conversation and understand what a plan could cover. 

Recurring

Cairns Carer Support Group

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

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.

Recurring

Carer Coach – Preparing for the NDIS Planning Meeting

Carer Hub 24 Chermside St, Teneriffe, QLD

This is the second in a series of three workshops for mental health carers about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This workshop is designed to assist carers to prepare for the NDIS planning conversation and understand what a plan could cover. 

Recurring

Logan Carer Support Group

Logan Central Community Centre 9-11 Jacaranda Ave, Logan Central, QLD

Our Logan 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.

Arafmi Carer Information Session: Independent Patient Rights

Carer Hub or Online 24 Chermside St, Teneriffe, QLD

The Arafmi Carer Information Session: Independent Patient Rights in July will be with guest Elly McKimm, Independent Patient Rights Advisor (IPRA) from Stride.  IPRAs play a very important role in liaising between patients, family, carers, support people and clinical teams.

Redcliffe Carer Support Group (online)

Online Brisbane

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.

Inala Carer Support Group (Online)

Online Brisbane

Our Inala 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.

Workshop: Carer Coach – Making the most of an NDIS plan

Online Brisbane

Workshop: Carer Coach - Making the most of an NDIS plan is the third in a series of three workshops for carers about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This workshop is designed to assist carers to understand what can be included in a plan, how to engage providers and start implementing the plan and how to make the most out of the plan.

Recurring

Carers of Youth (Online)

Online Brisbane

Arafmi Carers of Youth (Online) Support Group is for families caring for youth experiencing mental health illness.
This support group provides peer support to people who care for their loved ones experiencing mental illness.

Toowoomba Carer Support Group (Online)

Online Brisbane

Our Toowoomba 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.

Caboolture Carer Support Group (Online)

Online Brisbane

When: Fourth Thursday of each month 10am - 12 noon
Our Caboolture Carer Support Group offer 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.

Arafmi would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians. We value their cultures, identities, and continuing connection to country, waters, kin and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and are committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.