ARAFMI Qld Inc – State Office
ARAFMI is an Australia wide non Government Organisation providing support, information and skill development for Family Carers of people who have a mental illness and/or psychiatric disability. ARAFMI Queensland offers – – 24 hour phone support for carers by trained volunteers – regular carer support group meetings throughout Brisbane and around the state. – face to face counselling for carers, relatives and friends (over 18 years of age) of people with a mental health problem. This is available from professionally trained counsellors at the New Farm office. Phone for appointment. -One on one case management for Carers in the Greater Brisbane area (Carer Connect) -Resource Library for members Skills development workshops for Carers cover topics on coping skills, suicide intervention skills, loss and grief, effective communication, advocacy and phone support training. Non clinical information kits are mailed on request. Respite services are available to families within the Brisbane City Council area.