Mental Health

Kyabra offers a range of group-based educational activities to people experiencing mental health issues, their families and other significant people that support them.

 

WellWays My Recovery

The Wellways My Recovery program combine up-to-date research-based information with lived experiences. Facilitators have a lived experience of mental illness who are trained and accredited to deliver the program. This type of education offers the unique opportunity for participants to share and learn from the experiences of other family members, friends and carers in a supportive environment that promotes learning and positive action. Through My Recovery  participants will:

  • expand your understanding of mental health and recovery
  • learn about treatment and support options
  • identify practical ways to support recovery and strengthen relationships
  • develop communication and advocacy skills
  • increase your understanding of legal frameworks
  • identify ways to improve social and emotional wellbeing
  • explore the complexities of the ‘caring’ role
  • develop ongoing support networks

 

WellWays Building a Future

The Building a Future programs combine up-to-date research-based information with lived experiences. Facilitators are experienced family members and carers who are trained and accredited to deliver the program. This type of education offers the unique opportunity for participants to share and learn from the experiences of other family members, friends and carers in a supportive environment that promotes learning and positive action. Through Building a Future participants will:

  • expand your understanding of mental health and recovery
  • learn about treatment and support options
  • identify practical ways to support recovery and strengthen relationships
  • develop communication and advocacy skills
  • increase your understanding of legal frameworks
  • identify ways to improve social and emotional wellbeing
  • explore the complexities of the ‘caring’ role
  • develop ongoing support networks

For more information, please contact our Intake Team on (07) 33739499 or email intake@kyabra.org

 

Parent Trail

This group will offer parents the opportunity to:

  • Hear and share other people’s stories of parenting
  • Receive input and reflections from a group
  • Use art, creative writing, music and discussion
  • Explore your parental picture and enhance your particular style of parenting
  • Create a personal safety first aid kit for you and your family
  • Join with others to have fun and relax

Click here to view dates for 2018, or call our Intake team on (07) 3373 9499