Carer Support

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Skylight Wayville
Ph: (08) 8378 4100

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At Skylight we understand that when a person experiences a mental illness they are not the only ones affected by the change in behaviours, the symptoms and the 'diagnosis'. Families and friends need information and support too.

Carer Support Programs provide education and give options to the person experiencing mental illness and to their families and friends. The programs use research evidence and the first hand knowledge of facilitators who share their experiences and wisdom as carers. There's nothing more powerful than hearing about the impact of mental illness from those who have lived it.

We offer various options for individuals who are supporting people living with a mental illness, as well as for the person themselves. We have a program for families, a Drug and Alcohol and Mental Illness program, a program for couples in metropolitan Adelaide and family programs in rural areas.

Over this 4 week program, learn about treatments, services, recovery and problem solving techniques that work for families facing mental illness and drug and alcohol issues e.g. drug-induced psychosis, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia.

Increase knowledge about drugs: their effects, the interaction between them and associated behaviours, plus strategies to respond effectively.

Concession price available. This program is for carers only.
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Event Date 03-04-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date 03-04-2018 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-11-2017
Available place 16
Cut off date 02-04-2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price $40.00
Fixed group price $60.00
$40.00 16

This 4 week program is for couples wanting to maintain, strengthen or restore their relationship when mental illness is present.

Identify and recognise the triggers of poor mental health & what services are available to assist you as a couple.

Concession price available.

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Event Date 05-04-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date 05-04-2018 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-11-2017
Available place 14
Cut off date 04-04-2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price $40.00
Fixed group price $60.00
$40.00 14

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