Mental health information sessions

About the sessions

The mental health family and carer program consists of regular group sessions at Buderim Private Hospital.

The purpose of these complimentary sessions is to inform and empower carers and family members of a person experiencing a mental health related issue. Sessions are presented in everyday language in a friendly, supportive environment.

Our health professionals will help you understand more about the issues your loved one is facing. You will have the opportunity to talk with others who may be going through a similar experience to yours.

Who can attend

Any carer or family member of a person who is experiencing a mental health related illness may attend free of charge.

There is no private health insurance or referral required to attend these complimentary sessions.

Guest speakers

Guest speakers will include representatives from a range of clinical disciplines including consultant psychiatrists, pharmacists, psychologists, and mental health nurses.

Each guest speaker will present on a specific topic.

Program and sessions available

- Wednesday 13 June - The treatment of personality disorders
- Wednesday 12 September - The treatment of depression
- Wednesday 12 December - The treatment of anxiety

How to attend

Sessions are held on the first Wednesday of every month. The guest speakers will present from 5.30pm
– 6.30pm. Informal networking takes place from 6.30pm – 7.30pm where light refreshments will be

For catering purposes, we ask you to please register your interest in attending each session by contacting the Cooinda Mental Health Service on:
T 1300 780 413

Venue and parking

All sessions will be held at:

Buderim Private Hospital
Cooinda Mental Health Service
Day program entrance, Ground level
12 Elsa Wilson Drive, Buderim QLD 4556

Free carparking is available on the hospital grounds. The closest carpark is on the ground level of the
Cooinda Mental Health Service.