Category Archives: Mhcaa Specific

MHCAA Welcomes New Acting EO

MHCAA warmly welcomes Wendy Groot as the Acting EO of MHCAA. Please redirect all mail to wendy.groot@mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au or phone 0437 010 934.

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Policy Brief: Involving carers and family members in the NDIS

The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) commenced in July 2013. The NDIS has been broadly welcomed by the mental health sector. The scheme offers increased supports to people with a mental illness. The NDIS also provides some … Continue reading

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Our July E-news

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No longer access for all- MHCAA Media Release

23 May 2014Mental Health Carers Arafmi Australia is concerned that families and others voluntarily caring for people with mental illness will be adversely affected by the new budget.Carers and families supporting a loved one with mental illness already have difficulties … Continue reading

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Our February E-news

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Seeking personal stories: My National Voice

ARAFMI Australia is currently seeking personal stories from mental health carers for their website ‘My National Voice’. The ‘My National Voice’ website raises awareness of carer issues through publishing personal stories online, and collating these stories for national advocacy initiatives. … Continue reading

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Our January E-news

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Our November E-news!

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Our August e-news

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Supporting a central role for carers and families

Excerpt from Mental Health Council of Australia’s ‘Perspectives: Mental Health & Wellbeing in Australia’ by Jane Henty In this article, the term carer refers to people who provide unpaid, practical and emotional support to a person with mental health issues, … Continue reading

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