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Information and support for families, friends and carers of people with mental ill health
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MHFFTas E-news (21st May 2020) 

We are back in the office

And social distancing so please come in and see us. And as part of Volunteering Week a big THANK YOU to all our volunteers - both our board members and our carer representatives. We can't do it without you.
https://mhfamiliesfriendstas.org.au/conversations-with-statewide-mental-health-services-staff-26th-may/

Conversations with Statewide Mental Health Services Staff (Tues. 26th May)

An opportunity to share your experience as a family member or friend with staff from Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.
The forums are for families and friends of a person with a mental illness and are not open to service providers.
TOPIC: Hospital Avoidance Program
Tuesday 26th May (10 am to Noon) at MHFFTas, 2 Terry St, Glenorchy
RSVP or call 6228 7448 (by Monday 25th 5 pm) to ensure social distancing.
https://mhfamiliesfriendstas.org.au/peer-work-and-the-ndis-induction-online-training-registration/

Peer Work and the NDIS Induction Online Training 

MHFFTas is calling for expressions of interest from families and friends to participate in a free, online training opportunity.
Learn how to better support a someone access supports through the NDIS, with the potential to lead to paid work. Online over one week in June 2020 – dates and times to be confirmed. Using Zoom. Technical support can be provided.
http://www.caringfairly.org.au/covid-19-carer-survey-results

Caring Fairly Covid-19 Survey

The results are in! They show the significant impact the COVID-19 outbreak has had on families and friends. 
The results will be used to raise awareness about the impact the outbreak has had on families and friends and for Caring Fairly’s ongoing advocacy to the Government to better support us.
Read the results or the Article in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald

And Don't Forget

Our Surveys and our advertisement for a one day a week Engagement Officer Position (closes 25th May at 5 pm). Plus the Tasmanian gift cards by Nick Salisbury are available for sale.
https://mhfamiliesfriendstas.saneforums.org/t5/Special-Events/bd-p/forum-008
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