Resources for Family and Carers
Mental Health Carers NSW (formerly ARAFMI NSW)
Ph: 1300 554 660
Mental Health Carers NSW offers support and advocacy for families and friends of people living with a mental health condition. They offer a carers helpline as well as access to support groups, forums, workshops and events.
The local Mental Health Carers branch is Hunter ARAFMI.
Carers Australia NSW
Ph: 1800 242 636 (Carer Line available Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)
Carers NSW offers assistance to carers who may be caring for people with needs related to age, disability, health or mental health conditions. They offer a range of services including a telephone support service (Carer Line), factsheets and resources, support groups, and carer education & training.