Information and resources for carers

Falling into a carers role is something that can sneak up on you, there are resources that can assist. 

Carers Australia This is the peak body providing national services and advocacy for carers. State based carer organisations can provide support and services to those people engaged in a carer role. They also provide a National Carer Counselling Program (1800 242 636), which provides short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers.

DVA Carers Booklet Provides information about specific services available through DVA and other general resources for carers.

SANE Australia interviews carers of people with mental illness about their experiences the video .