Monthly Archives: December 2013

Arafmi NSW E-news 

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10 tips for a stress free Christmas

We hope you are able to enjoy this Christmas Season and to help along the way we have included our 10 tips for a stress free Christmas. Have a  read, take it on board, pass it around and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Young Carers Respite and Information Services Programme and the NDIS

What is the Young Carers Respite and Information Services Programme? The Young Carers Respite and Information Services (Young Carers) programme assists young carers who need support to complete their secondary education or the vocational equivalent because of the demands of … Continue reading

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Announcing the MHCC ACT Conference! 4th and 5th June 2014!

The Mental Health Community Coalition ACT Inc. are pleased to announce the date for their second conference. “Changing the Services Landscape: Choice, Control and Possibilities for Consumers, Carers and Service providers” The conference will tackle themes around recovery, National Disability … Continue reading

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Focus groups for carers – consumer and carer program review

The Victorian Department of Health has engaged Deloitte Access Economics to conduct a review of mental health consumer and carer programs. The review would like to hear from people with experience of these services. While participation is voluntary, we encourage … Continue reading

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Tips for Chirstmas for Mental Health Carers- by Arafmi WA

Prior to Christmas if you are caring for someone with a mental health issue, take time to plan ahead.Here are some Carers Christmas Tips from Arafmi (the Mental Health Carers & Friends Associations (WA) from 2011.If someone has been avoiding … Continue reading

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NDIS mental health update

The Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA) has released a position statement on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The MHCA has strong concerns about the implications of the scheme for mental health consumers, carers and service providers. This position paper … Continue reading

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Workplace flexibility required as carer numbers grow

Caring for older people is set to overtake caring for children as the issue concerning both workers and employers as the population ages, a new report has found.More

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Richmond Fellowship 2014 Asia Pacific Conference on Mental Health

Registrations are open for the Richmond Fellowship’s 2014 Asia Pacific Conference on Mental Health. The conference will be held in Sri Lanka from 27-30 July 2014 and will focus on the growing trend towards psychosocial rehabilitation and new challenges. Click … Continue reading

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Collective Impact 2014: Convene, Immerse, Learn

Collective Impact 2014 will be Australia’s first ever convening of international thought leaders, local experts and collaborators from business, government, not-for-profit and philanthropy sectors. The Conference will explore how to bring this breakthrough model to life … Continue reading

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