Everyone needs a hand to get where they need to go in life and there is no shame in having some support, some guidance it’s how we learn, grow and get places.
If you know of any groups that will make a positive difference to someone’s life message me and I make post the details.
Australia Wide Support
“Angel Mummies Australia“. It is a support group for all Angel Mummies out there. It is so important for Angel Mummies to talk about our Angel Babies and have other ladies to talk to about what we are going through and what we have been through
Autism Aspect Australia Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is a not for profit provider of services and assistance to people with autism and their families.
BRAVE Self-Help: The BRAVE Program is an online program for the prevention and treatment of anxiety in young people.The program was developed by a team of researchers from the University of Queensland, Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland, and has been specially designed to teach young people the skills they need to reduce anxiety and to cope with stressful situations. The program is based on Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and has been running in Australia for over 13 years. Therapy techniques used in this program include relaxation training, identification of emotions and thoughts, positive self-talk, coping skills, problem solving and approaching feared situations.
Life Line 131114 Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Somewhere in Australia there is a new call to Lifeline every minute. People call Lifeline’s 24 hour crisis line 13 11 14 about: Suicidal thoughts or attempts, Personal crisis, Anxiety, Depression, Loneliness, Abuse and trauma, Stresses from work, family or society. Self-help information for
http://longdistancecommuting.com/ TLC A growing collection of links to support services, community groups and resources for Australian long-distance commuters, FIFO, DIDO, BIBO workers and their families.
Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
Most Australians have had some experience with anxiety, depression or a related condition, whether they’ve experienced it themselves or had family, friends or work colleagues go through it.beyondblue’s work is aimed at achieving an Australian community that understands depression and anxiety, empowering all Australians, at any life-stage, to seek help.
beyondblue takes a public health approach, which focuses on improving the health of the whole population, across the whole lifespan. We tailor approaches when working with specific population groups, and we work in a range of settings – including educational settings, workplaces, health services and online – in order to be accessible to as many people as possible.
MindSpot Many people experience worry, stress, anxiety, low mood and depression, but getting treatment can be difficult. We created the MindSpot Clinic to improve access by Australians to assessment or treatment services which they can access online or via telephone, for free. The treatment courses used at the MindSpot Clinic were carefully developed and tested in clinical trials at the eCentreClinic, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, Sydney. Thousands of people have benefited from these treatments.Our hope is that the MindSpot Clinic will provide thousands of Australians with high quality, convenient, and free mental health services. By doing this, we hope to make a positive difference to their life – now and into the future. To learn more about our treatment courses, please click here, and to learn more about the MindSpot Clinic, please click here.
Relationships Australia :1300 364 277 Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.We offer services around the country that include counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs.
FIFO Connections is a not for profit organisation that provides social and emotional support to the FIFO (fly in fly out) worker’s spouse and family. https://www.facebook.com/groups/FIFOmeetups is a private setting where the FIFO spouse can connect and gain support from others living in the same circumstance from any location in Australia.
Mining Family Matters (www.miningfm.com.au) is a FREE website providing professional advice and practical support to families in mining, oil and gas.
FIFO Families: http://fifofamilies.com.au/ is all about connecting families who have a fly-in-fly-out parent (or drive-in-drive-out). We have a unique way of life and this is a great platform to share experiences!
a FIFO wife: http://thefifowife.com.au/
The FIFO wifes Store: Books good for the FIFO and non-FIFO soul http://the-wifes-store.myshopify.com/
Wish U Were Here Dolls : https://www.facebook.com/LilyandAndieDolls inspired by my beautiful children missing their FIFO DAD u will find gorgeous handmade Dolls of your loved ones using high-quality vintage and designer fabrics.
Australian Mining Partners is about connecting with other partners and families with a significant other who works in the Mining Industry either residential, fly in fly out (FIFO) or drive in drive out (DIDO).
The purpose of this group is to ask questions, share your experiences and support other people and families who are in the same situation. Please share with us your successes and talk about your frustrations with other supportive and respectful members who understand what its like to have a mining partner in the house.
Facebook details are here. This Facebook page is a closed member’s group and you will need to apply to join however this is for your own security something we should never under estimate.
Qld Support groups:
FIFO/DIDO (fly in fly out/ drive in drive out)
Does your partner work away? “Happy Families” is a family support group running Tuesdays from 10am-12pm at the Caloundra Community Centre. Weekly meetings are about connecting with other families whose partners work away in the mining, construction and any other industry which requires your partner to work away from home. If you are new to the area or are looking to meet mums and families in your same situation for fun and support, then we would love to see you. We aim to run meetings in a positive and fun way while discussing the common issues that affect families and then help to support each other. The kids can play in the play area and we can have a cuppa, chat and a laugh! The group is not just for families with kids but for anyone of any age whose partner works away and wants to connects with others. Please visit our Facebook page “Happy Families Support Group” for more info.
Mining Women Support Groups QLD meeting weekly.
Tuesdays at 10:30am in Rockhampton Qld
Wednesdays at 10:30am in Gladstone Qld
Thursdays at 9:00am in Yeppoon Qld
If you want more information check out there fb page, Mining Women Support Group or phone Victoria on
0437 270 676.
They are a group that helps, encourages, & values what we as women do. Very encouraging of families staying together & always talking about strategies to help our families run smoothly.
WA support group:
FIFO/DIDO (fly in fly out/ drive in drive out) South West WA
Kristian Italiano has been a FIFO wife for eight years and is the coordinator of a FIFO support group in south west WA. They have created a FIFO/DIDO support group for the South-West area from Mandurah to Augusta. They are a Non-For Profit group and the group is not public for the security of families. They currently have 320 members on their page. They have taken a break over Christmas but will be meeting again early in the new year. They also have a FIFO/DIDO playgroup and catch up weekly for Sunday Sesh drinks;). You can private message Kristiana Italiano for more info or mobile 0419097596.