News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

If you'd like to tell us about your news or events for carers, please email us at info@carersouth.org.au.


Dementia Australia course: Living with Dementia (Frankston)

Thursday 09 Aug 2018

Dementia Australia is offering a six-week course for couples following a recent dementia diagnosis.

This course will run throughout November and December 2018 and will be held in Frankston.

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Discovery College: Managing the Ripple Effect of Mental Health Challenges - 6 September 2018

Monday 30 Jul 2018

This course brings together friends, family, community members and health care professionals connected with those having challenges with their mental health.

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Discovery College: Let's talk about drugs and alcohol - 26 September and 23 August 2018

Monday 30 Jul 2018

This course brings people together to engage in an open conversation about drugs, alcohol and mental health.

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Discovery College: Understanding self-harm - 14 September 2018

Monday 30 Jul 2018

This course has been developed and is delivered by people with different backgrounds and experience with self-harm including people who have personal experience of using self-harm as a coping strategy and people who have supported or worked with people who self-harm.

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Discovery College: Mindfulness, Part A - 1 August 2018

Monday 30 Jul 2018

This course brings people together in a group-learning environment where they will experience a range of skills, techniques and ideas about how to live mindfully.

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