Mental Health Carer Retreat
Thur 29th – Sat 31st August, 2019 | Nathan, Brisbane
This is an opportunity for unpaid carers of someone with a mental illness to spend time away from their caring responsibilities to connect with others, learn new skills and enjoy some self-care.
Carers Forum 2019
Tues 15th October, 2019 | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Arafmi’s Annual Carers Forum is an opportunity for carers of someone with a mental illness to connect with others, hear from industry guest speakers and obtain the latest information about the person they care for.
Arafmi frequently delivers workshops to carers and families of people with a psychosocial disability. These workshops provide an opportunity to learn and practice the many skills used in providing care to another person. Workshop topics include; Effective Communication, Coping Skills for Carers, Personal Boundaries, Dual Diagnosis, Supporting Recovery and many more.
Carer Support Groups
Arafmi Carer Support Groups are open to anyone who is caring for or about a relative or friend with a psychosocial disability. They provide a safe place for carers to come together on a regular basis to share their feelings, socialise, offer comfort and support, and share helpful coping skills.
Upcoming Carer Coach Workshops
Arafmi is running a range of Carer Coach workshops throughout South East Queensland. These workshops walk mental health carers through the NDIS process, breaking it down into manageable steps.