INNER SOUTH FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
Our support group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm, Level 4, 549 St Kilda Road Melbourne (Spotless Building). Parking is available in St Kilda Road or Moubray Street. Please contact ISFAF on 9076 4722 (only staffed part-time please leave a message), or 0425 723 746 if you have any queries. Booking is not required.
PLEASE NOTE FROM 14 APRIL ISFAF MEETINGS ARE BEING HELD VIA ZOOM.
ISFAF MEETING DATES FOR 2020
11 February: GUEST SPEAKER PETER SELIGMAN, Executive Manager, Clinical Practice and Outcomes, Relationship Matters, Counselling and Mediation
10 March: GUEST SPEAKER LISA O’DRISCOLL, Manager Advance Care Planning, Executive Officer for Improving End of Life Care Committee, Alfred Health. Topic is ‘Advanced Care Planning for Carers of Individuals with Mental Health Challenges’
14 April: GUEST SPEAKER MELANIE CARSON, Mental Health NDIS Project Officer from Alfred Health will speak on the topic ‘NDIS Trick and Tips’. This meeting will now be held via ZOOM. See Home Page for ZOOM details.
12 May: GUEST SPEAKERS Sergeant Ingrid Ebert, Prahran Proactive Policing Unit, Southern Metro Division 1 Victoria Police and Angela Gallagher, Team Leader, Crisis Assessment Team, Alfred Mental and Addiction Health AMAH will speak on Police, Ambulance and Clinical Response Team (PACER). See Home Page for ZOOM details.
9 June: GUEST SPEAKER Robbert Roos, Carer Advocate, Tandem will speak on Common Legal Problems for Carers. Meeting will be via Zoom. See Home Page for ZOOM Details.
14 July: GUEST SPEAKER Kent Burgess, Acting CEO, Star Health will speak on Star Health in 2020 and Beyond – Alcohol and Drug and Mental Health Programs in a Changing System. Meeting will be via Zoom. See Home Page for ZOOM details.
11 August: GUEST SPEAKER Tetyana Rocks PhD APD, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Translation and Education, Food & Mood Centre, IMPACT institute, Deakin University will speak on Nutritional Psychiatry – Food for Brain Health. See Home Page for ZOOM details.
8 September: GUEST SPEAKER Associate Professor Simon Stafrace, Chief Advisor, Mental Health Reform Victoria, Chair, RANZCP Community Collaboration Committee
13 October: GUEST SPEAKER Rohani Bixler, Estate Planning Lawyer will speak on Legal issues, focussing on how to look after your loved ones when you no longer can.
10 November: Annual General Meeting. Due to exceptional circumstances we have deferred our AGM to November. GUEST SPEAKER Dr Sudeep Saraf, Programme Director, Alfred Mental and Addiction Health will speak on Innovations, New Developments at AMAH during the Pandemic and Beyond.
8 December: End of the Year Dinner (will be subsidised)
Social Outings and other activities
Walk ‘n Chat: First and third Thursday of the month from 6 February through to 3 December 2020
THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER – WALK ‘n CHAT DURING LOCK DOWN
Join us via Zoom at 2.45 pm Jot down: Meeting ID: 787 536 696 Passcode: 681213 and click on the link below.
Or phone 7018 2005 or 02 8015 6011 or 731 853 730
Dates for the rest of 2020
Thursday 3 September and 17 September
Thursday 1 October and 15 October
Thursday 5 November and 19 November
Thursday 3 December 17 December
Day Outings by Bus 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week 18-24 May 2020
Carers Week 2020: TBA
Inner South Family and Friends
c/o Alfred Mental and Addiction Health (Spotless Building)
Level 4, 549 St Kilda Road
Please phone Judi on 0425 723 746