Family Support

Does someone you care about experience mental health issues or an addiction?

YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

able's aim is to provide effective interventions for families/whanau dealing with mental illness and addiction.

 

able understand the impact that mental illness and/or addiction can have on the family.  able recognize the need for family members to feel supported and well-resourced to cope effectively with the demands placed upon them.

Education/Information

able provide resources and information that may help you and the wider community better understand mental illness or addiction.  able also provide education on different types of mental illness with a key role of assisting family/whanau with problem solving and coping strategies.

Support

able works with you to support your family or whanau member with a mental illness or addiction. We’re here to listen, offer hope and encouragement, help you develop strategies for dealing with difficulties, and to create support networks so you and your family or whanau can cope with the impact of mental illness or addiction.

Advocacy

able acknowledges the importance of the family voice and will support you to feel empowered to ensure that your concerns and your opinions are heard. able can provide practical support in your contact with other service providers if needed.

 

For assistance do not hesitate to contact us

 

Able referral form - click here for Downloadable PDF

 

SPHC Contact Database

 

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