NSW Family & Carer Mental Health Program
Looking after someone living with mental illness can certainly take its toll. One Door Carer Services provides information, education, advocacy, and support, through the Family and Carer Mental Health Program (FCMHP). One Door’s Carer Advocates are based in the Hunter New England, Murrumbidgee, Southern NSW, Sydney, and South Western Sydney areas. One Door’s Carer Advocates can provide individual support services as well as education and training for carers and families of someone living with mental illness.
One Door Mental Health is the service provider for the NSW Family & Carer Mental Health Program in partnership with five Local Health Districts (LHD). The five LHDs involved are Hunter New England, Murrumbidgee, Southern NSW, Sydney, and South Western Sydney. The FCMHP is funded by the NSW Ministry of Health. One Door employ Carer Advocates to deliver this program to those who support someone living with mental illness.
One Door Carer Advocates give you practical support at what can be a very difficult time for your family. They will support you with information on coping skills, help in building a network of support people and assistance in navigating the mental health system and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). A loved one’s mental illness diagnosis can be a hard time for the family, One Door’s Carer Advocates are here to help you access the supports and services you need but may not know exist.
If you need help caring for your loved one who lives with mental illness or have any questions about One Door Mental Health and our program please contact us. The One Door FCMHP team are experts in caring for carers.
One Door is the CMO in partnership with the following LHDs:
- Hunter New England (Armidale, Inverell, Muswellbrook, Newcastle, Tamworth, Taree)
- Murrumbidgee (Albury, Griffith, Wagga Wagga)
- Southern NSW (Bega, Goulburn, Moruya, Queanbeyan)
- South Western Sydney (Bankstown, Campbelltown, Moss Vale)
- Sydney (Croydon, Camperdown/Redfern, Canterbury, Marrickville)
Carer Advocates are available across each LHD for both individual support sessions and education sessions.