You are invited to join us at our November meeting to hear Associate Professor Simon Stafrace, Director Alfred Psychiatry provide an “Update on mental health issues, with emphasis on Alfred Psychiatry”
For more details see 2017-11-14 Melissa Morris -Grow-Stafrace–docx
You are invited to our Annual General Meeting at Betty Day Centre on Tuesday 10
October 2017 to hear our guest Professor Jayashri Kulkarni
speak on ‘Research at MAPrc’
The research at Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) is recognized internationally as ground
-breaking. Professor Kulkarni, Director of MAPrc
is internationally recognized as a leader in the area of women’s mental health.
For more information see flyer here AGM Professor Jayashi Kulkarni
You are invited to join us in the MultiPurpose Room at Betty Day Centre to hear our guest speaker Lynda Jordan, a forensic clinical specialist discuss her role in the criminal justice system. For more information see our flyer Guest speaker 13 June 2017
Our last meeting for the year attracted a large attendance and Minister Foley covered many topics of interest to our members including the National Disability Insurance Scheme, public housing and social housing, including the Labor Government’s housing register initiative. See more details at housing.vic.gov.au/victorianhousingregister
Violeta Peterson, Carer Consultant, Judi Burstyner, Convenor ISFAF, Penny Lewisohn, Minister Martin Foley, Liz Grieb, Judith Rafferty, John Lawrence, Board Member Abbeyfield Australia
Please find details of our support group meeting on Tuesday 8 November 2016 at the Betty Day Centre, 67 Argyle Street, St Kilda.
The Family Connections program is designed to provide parents, spouses, adult children and siblings the knowledge and skills that will be helpful to them for their own wellbeing in living with a relative with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The program also helps those relatives build a support network with other individuals with a relative with BPD.
See details here BPD FLYER ARMADALE.
Mind Recovery College invite you to attend an event in your area for the Bang the Drum for Carers – Mind tour
After two years of intensive research and development, Mind is releasing a range of new materials and resources to support their work with families and carers. They are also showcasing local initiatives and raising the profile of carers. It is expected that all staff will attend one of the events across the tour. Families and carers are also most welcome.
Mind Recovery College Cheltenham event is on 24 February 2016, contact number is Christine Wille (03) 8640 5622.
Guest Speaker Flick Grey a researcher, trainer and consultant in mental health will present on Open Dialogue and opportunities for peer involvement. See details on the attached flyer.
Flick Grey Open Dialogue Consumer Workforce Day