By Carers Australia The Secret Life of Carers with Jamila Rizvi is a podcast highlighting the unique experiences of Australia’s 2.65 million unpaid carers. You’ll hear stories from everyday people reflecting on their role as a carer, the people they support, and the services they access.
This story was written by Melissa who has shared her experience, in the hopes that it could help others who are going through similar experiences or supporting someone in a similar situation. Trigger Warning: The following content may be distressing for some readers. Today I’m going to talk through a mental health episode, from the…
When you’re new to the role of caring, it can feel overwhelming and intimidating. However, finding comfort and guidance in the experiences of others can provide reassurance and let you know that you’re not alone in this journey.
Foodbank is Australia’s largest food relief organisation. Visit the website, enter you postcode or suburb to find services in your area that offer food parcels, groceries and cooked meals.
Couch Surfer is a platform created to support and assist couch surfers in maintaining safe arrangements and good relationships with their hosts.
Intellectual Disability Mental Health Connect aims to help people with intellectual disability get the right services and support for their mental health. It has information for people with intellectual disability, their supporters, and professionals. The website also includes easy read options, mental health resources and information about advocacy.
Despite being told he would never be cured, John experienced a spiritual awakening in 1997 and has since gained control over his mind through mindfulness practices.
MindfullyMAD.org is a website that aims to promote mindfulness, awareness, and kindness to create a positive impact in the world. The website offers a variety of resources, including guided meditations, blog articles, and educational materials on topics such as stress reduction, self-care, and social justice.
Ask Izzy is a mobile website that connects people in need with housing, a meal, money help, health and wellbeing services, family violence support, counselling and much more.