Supporting Those Who Care: Partners in Depression National Program Outcomes

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health has launched their national evaluation report ‘Supporting Those Who Care: Partners in Depression National Program Outcomes’ report The report draws attention to the potential risk of poor mental health and wellbeing amongst the 2.6 million Australians who care for someone with a mental illness. The national evaluation of the Partners in Depression program demonstrates the need for evidence-based interventions that focus on looking after …

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Partners in Depression- Supporting those who care

Over one million people in Australia have a family member or friend with depression and supporting a person with depression can take a toll on the carer’s own mental health and wellbeing. However, carers frequently report difficulties in connecting with services that are inclusive or which specifically consider their needs. Partners in Depression is a six week group education program for those who love, live with or care for a …

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