Monthly Archives: July 2013

MindSpot

Free telephone and online service for Australians with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression. Click here to view.

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New information guide to assist health professionals working with women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds during the perinatal period

beyondblue has produced a new information guide to assist health professionals working with women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds during the perinatal period – from the time of conception to a year or so after the birth of a … Continue reading

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The Greens respond to our 2013 Election Statement: A call to support mental health carers 

We have released a 2013 Election Statement which is derived from the key issues raised by MHCAA carer advocates in its member organisations across Australia.  What they tell us is that mental health carers are isolated, stigmatized and hidden in … Continue reading

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R U Ok? Day

R U OK? Day (12 Sept) is fast approaching. But don’t wait until then to start a conversation with someone who might be struggling. Download our new R U OK? Afield and R U OK? at School resources to get … Continue reading

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Broome’s Indigenous Team Wins National Award

Arafmi’s Outreach Broome team members Simon Williams and Cecelia Dann have won a major national award. Suicide Prevention Australia is celebrating the 10th Annual LiFE Awards at the 2013 National Suicide Prevention Conference in Melbourne (July 24). LiFE Awards acknowledge … Continue reading

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Support for Carers Spreads: ABC Spreads Word

Anxiety and depression is a problem for mental health carers and they need help and support, Arafmi Executive Director Mike Seward told the ABC this week. In a radio interview, Mike said carers were affected by anxiety and depression – … Continue reading

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Arafmi WA News

Arafmi WA News- Click herePositions available: Family Support Worker- Geraldton Aug 2013 Carer Peer- Geraldton Aug 2013 Administration Officer- July 2013 Support Facilitator- Gascoyne July 2013

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Arafmi NSW E-Newsletter- The mindreader

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Postnatal Depression Awareness Week!

The PDAW Starter Kit is now out, including: • How to order your free resources • How to apply for a small grant • Tips to help you plan your Parents Events Download the Starter Kit to get involved. Contact … Continue reading

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Free training in intellectual disability mental health

Would you like to gain knowledge, skills and confidence to improve the mental health care of people with an intellectual disability? People with an intellectual disability have a higher rate of mental disorders than the general population, but have less … Continue reading

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