Matt has come a long way from the isolated and shy person who moved into The Haven Foundation’s residence in Frankston two years ago.
When Becky was referred to Mind Australia’s Youth Outreach Recovery Support (YORS) program she was struggling to get out of bed in the morning.
The 25-year-old from Corowa near the New South Wales-Victoria border said she had no motivation or purpose in her life.
“I didn’t even want to go to sleep in fear of the next day coming around,” she said.
Robert says Mind Australia’s Active Recovery Team (ART) in Mandurah has helped him find long-term accommodation and improve his mental wellbeing.
Family and Carer Peer Support Worker Julie Kelly says carers often experience burnout because they aren’t aware that support is available or they don’t identify as a carer.
Veronica has turned the mental health struggles she experienced after years of bullying, abuse and violence as a child into something she can harness to help others.